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Check out amazing Flight Patterns

I don't often pass along Web sites, but this one is really amazing and quite cool -- it is called Flight Patterns and it georgraphically displays flights around the country. It isn't a flight tracker, but it does give you a sense as to where the most flying is taking place. And when you think that FAA folks are dealing with all of them... wow!

This is from creator Aaron Kobin's Web site:

Air traffic as seen by the FAA.

The following flight pattern visualizations are the result of experiments leading to the project Celestial Mechanics by Scott Hessels and Gabriel Dunne. FAA data was parsed and plotted using the Processing programming environment. The frames were composited with Adobe After Effects and/or Maya.

Check it out:

Posted by Christopher Dorobek on Nov 12, 2006 at 12:15 PM


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