There are a few apps that I like to use to show people what the iPhone can do. Star Walk has always been my favorite show off app but it seems that it’s going to be dethroned by Plane Finder AR.
Plane Finder AR uses the iPhone augmented reality capability of your iPhone to show you information about planes flying around you. Simply point your iPhone at a plane flying by and you will see the flight number, aircraft registration, speed, altitude and how far away it is…
Here is more info from the app description:
Plane Finder AR blends the data from our Plane Finder virtual radar apps with the Augmented Reality capabilities of the iPhone to show you what is flying overhead. The app is fun to use and is very dynamic. It will work in all areas for which we have coverage.
Please check our web map at http://www.planefinder.net or ask a question via my.pinkfroot.com to make sure we cover your area. We are adding feeds all of the time so it’s always worth checking back in regularly.
Plane Finder AR works by picking up ADS-B plane feeds used by all commercial planes to transmit their name, position, destination and lots more.
At $2.99, Plane Finder AR [download link] is a must have for those like me who like to show off how amazing the iPhone can be.