Detailed simulation of the interception of Flight 221

Over the years, we've seen Google Earth used to simulate a number of aircraft scenarios. While Google Maps is adequate for many simulations, the 3D nature of Google Earth makes it ideal for air … [Read more...]

Animating GPS tracks in Google Earth

When Google Earth version 4 was released back in 2006, it added a great feature that allowed KML files to have time-based data. This allows you to animate GPS content as Frank wrote about soon … [Read more...]

Ride along GP tracks from all over the world

The folks at GP Circuits have mapped out 183 racing circuits from 27 championships in 36 countries, and they've wrapped them all inside of an excellent interface. Along with providing stats, info and … [Read more...]

Cycling the Alps releases Android App

A little more than two years ago we introduced you to the excellent Cycling the Alps website. They feature hundreds of Google Earth tours of various cycing routes in the Alps, and they've added many … [Read more...]

GPS + Video + Google Earth = Pretty awesome

GPS4Sport has just released a new product that combines GPS track data with action cam movies, then overlays the movie on top of the Google Earth plug-in while it all runs. It sounds complicated, and … [Read more...]

Excellent Google Earth tour of 1825 Greek Independence battle

The tour features in Google Earth can be an excellent way to show historical events. A great example of that is with the various tours that Colin Hazelhurst created to show Captain James Cook's … [Read more...]

Creating amazing Google Earth tours with TourMaker

Last month we showed you Paul van Dinther's amazing "A-tour" -- a nine-screen set-up that is an incredible way to view Google Earth tours. To keep things running smooth and stable, the system actually … [Read more...]

Steven Ho creates an excellent tour of a recent mountaineering trip

Steven Ho has built some amazing things with Google Earth over the years, including things such as the Trip View Bowl, the World Marathon Majors, a panorama from the top of Mount Everest and a neat … [Read more...]

Google Earth A to Z: Terrain, Trees and Tours

Terrain Since the first days of Google Earth, the 3D terrain has been most of the most amazing features in the program. It makes everything look better, and creates stunning views of the largest … [Read more...]

Meograph releases an enhanced authoring tool

I've been a big fan of Meograph since it was released earlier this year, as it's a great tool to help show news stories using a heavy dose of geo reference. The big downside to it was that creating a … [Read more...]