Mapping Flight MH370 in Google Earth

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As the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 continues to baffle those searching for it, tools such as this crowdsourced effort to scour satellite imagery are helping in the effort. Along … [Read more...]

Animating a model aircraft along a spline curve

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Around a year ago Paul van Dinther shared a cubic spline curve that identified a path through the Grand Canyon. Colin Hazlehurst (who has created items such as Captain James Cook's exploration of … [Read more...]

All of the views from the “Gravity” movie in Google Earth

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Over the years we've shown you many great articles from Stefan Geens at OgleEarth.  He's shared geotagged hiking trips, the destruction of the city of Kashgar, the path of the Chelyabinsk meteor, … [Read more...]

The flight of Asiana #214 in Google Earth

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Back in July, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash landed on final approach to San Francisco International Airport.  While three were killed in the crash, the other 304 passengers thankfully survived. … [Read more...]

The Spirit of St. Louis in Google Earth

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Colin Hazlehurst has contributed some excellent tours to Google Earth over the years.  His most impressive is likely the recreation of Captain James Cook's circumnavigation of New Zealand, but he's … [Read more...]

Taiwan from Above

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Steven Ho has done some great work with Google Earth over the years.  He's shown us tours of mountaineering trips, a panorama from the top of Mount Everest, a tribute to Steve Jobs and much more. A … [Read more...]

Falcon UAV drones assisting with flooding in Colorado – until FEMA stops them

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A few days ago we shared the Boulder, Colorado crisis response map with you, as the area is continuing to be inundated with rain and flooding.  As they continue to fight the water, another interesting … [Read more...]

The Google Earth Flight Simulator

When Google Earth was first released, one of the first thoughts that many users had was "wow, this could be an amazing tool for a flight simulator".  With the the release of Google Earth 4.2 back in … [Read more...]

Tracking the Boeing Dreamliner in Google Earth

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The 787 Dreamliner Flight Tracker is a simple yet robust site that shows the current location of every 787 Dreamliner around the world. Not only does it provide a real-time list of current flights, … [Read more...]

Mashable’s “Google Earth Tips for Power Users”

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Mashable recently posted an article titled "10 Google Earth Tips for Power Users" that gained quite a bit of attention.  If you read our site very often you're likely already familiar with the tips, … [Read more...]