Plane spotting

Aircraft spotting or plane spotting is a hobby of tracking the movement of aircraft, which is often accomplished by photography. Besides monitoring aircraft, aircraft spotting enthusiasts (whom are usually called plane spotters) also record information regarding airports, air traffic control communications and airline routes.

Brussels Airport’s spotting platforms are reopened! Spotters day 2020 cancelled

Spotting platforms reopened You had to wait, but the spotting platforms are now again open to everyone. As a ban…

[WWII Commemorations] “75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge” in Bastogne area (Belgium)

Authors Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Saint-Hubert. [Agenda] This Friday, December 13th and this weekend December 14th and…

[75th Anniversary Commemoration] “Piper Cub Ardennes honouring Belgian skies”

Authors Benoit Denet & Martin Gillet, reporting from Saint-Hubert. September, no doubt, was quite hectic with all celebrations taking place…

41st Sanicole Airshow kicks off with stunning Sunset Program

On Friday 13th, Sanicole kicked off its 41st edition with a stunning Sunset line up. Established in 1977, the award-winning…

[PICS] The yearly Spotters Day at Brussels Airport allowed 30 spotters to view the airport from the tarmac

As every year, Brussels Airport invited thirty spotters, selected after a competition with 130 participants, to visit the airport from…

[Military Plane Spotting] INIOCHOS Exercise 2019 at the Andravida Air Force Base, Greece

Exercise «INIOCHOS» is an annual medium scale exercise based on the facilities of the Air Tactics Center at the Andravida…

[Plane spotting] Beauvechain Air Base Day 2019

On Wednesday 10 April, the Belgian Air Force held its annual airshow and static display at Beauvechain Air Base. Junior…

[Military Plane Spotting] Luke Air Force Base (Glendale, Arizona, U.S.)

Our business conference was held in Las Vegas, roughly a 7 hours drive to Tucson. To make the most out…

[Plane spotting] Special Olympics World Games decals on Etihad Airways Boeing 787

To celebrate the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 which will take place between 14 and 21 March, Etihad…

Different ways of plane spotting at Amsterdam airport Schiphol

Schiphol is a plane spotter’s paradise, and this wonderful spring sun makes visiting one of our spotting locations even more…

Photo Special: Meet & greet with all five Belgian Icons of Brussels Airlines

  On Monday 14 January 2019, Brussels Airlines organised a remarkable aviation event. For the first time ever, the Belgian…

Taking off: Why planespotters are being welcomed by some airports

Brussels Airport has spent a whopping €650,000 to build viewing platforms and facilities for plane spotting enthusiasts. It says it…

Two new pictograms for plane spotters near spotting platform 25L/07R at Brussels Airport.

On Wednesday 25 July 2018, two new pictograms appeared on the perimeter fence of Brussels Airport near the new spotting…

Photo Special: Brussels Airport Spotters Day 2018

On Tuesday 24 July 2018 Brussels Airport organised the fourth edition of the Brussels Airport Spotters Day. Between 4pm-8pm, 25…

Brussels Airport Spotters Day 2018

On Tuesday 24 July 2018, Brussels Airport will organize the fourth edition of the Brussels Airport Spotters Day. After three…

North Korean plane lands in South Korea with Kim Jong-un’s sister on board

Kim Jong Un is sending his younger sister, 30-year-old Kim Yo Jong, to South Korea for the upcoming Winter Olympics.…

Construction of plane spotting platforms at Brussels Airport to start week of 8 January

The week of 8 January, Brussels Airport Company, together with Wegebo and Delobelle architects, will commence the construction of the…

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