By Steve Kuo

  • Category: Travel
  • Release Date: 2018-01-20
  • Current Version: 1.6.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 22.12 MB
  • Developer: Steve Kuo
  • Compatibility: iOS 9.0+
Score: 4.29
From 34 Ratings


If you love tracking aircraft using dump1090, tar1090 or Virtual Radar Server then you'll love OpenADSB. OpenADSB is a full featured high performance aircraft tracker display app that connects to a variety of backend air traffic sources. Enjoy OpenADSB's smooth native iOS experience instead of using the web interface. PLEASE READ BEFORE PURCHASING: You purchasing a general purpose air traffic display app that connects to a variety of servers types. New traffic sources can be added under Settings (gear button) - Track Source. As a convenience, OpenADSB comes preconfigured to use ADS-B Exchange, a non-profit crowdsourced dump1090 data source. Air traffic from ADS-B Exchange is the sole responsibility of, LLC. Frequent users are encouraged to support ADS-B Exchange through donations ( Features: • Connects to dump1090, tar1090 and Virtual Radar Server. • Comes preconfigured using ADS-B Exchange ( Note that OpenADSB is not affiliated with, LLC • Smoothly displays thousands of aircraft • Shows aircraft history trails • Various aircraft and history trail color schemes and optional legend • Fully configurable filtering, display only the aircrafts you want to see • Configurable military, VFR and emergency highlights • Long-press on an aircraft to perform a browser search engine search of its callsign and registration • Tap on an aircraft to show more details • Details are fully configurable and includes callsign, registration, ICAO hex code, altitude, speed, vertical speed, heading, aircraft type, squawk code, MLAT, latitude/longitude and more • Display values in imperial or metric units • Bookmark up to 3 favorite locations • Mail track details feature, send an email containing an aircraft's details along with a map snapshot, fully configurable • Optimized data fetching logic minimizes network, battery usage and server load • Highly configurable • Supports Dark Mode on iOS 13 • Supports Split View, Slide Over and multitasking on iPad • Keyboard shortcuts for external keyboards Limitations and Disclaimer OpenADSB is a general air traffic visualizer for Virtual Radar Server and dump1090 data sources. OpenADSB is not affiliated with, LLC. As a convenience, OpenADSB comes preconfigured using as the default data source. Air traffic data, its accuracy, and its validity, is the sole responsibility of the data provider. OpenADSB is for entertainment use only, and not for operational, flight, navigation, traffic avoidance or any mission critical use.


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Glad to see it

Nice app. It would be nice if the plane colors for altitudes were the same as tar1090 and had finer graduation. Every plane below 5000’ the same color doesn’t tell much. I do like the legend, something tar1090 lacks. Update. Playing with it more, I find a lot of customization in the settings. I like it better then the browser based version. I feed ADSB Exchange. It’s a valuable tool during fire season and this app does what is needed.
By Flintstone, Fred

Great app

Much more settings than in flightradar24 and similar apps that censor information.
By Oledoid

Not worth the cost

It rarely shows military and never show small aircraft. Flightradar was just as good an free. I would not recommend this to others
By Real Jon stewart

So far it’s great!

Just wish it had a dark mode as I often use this most at night outside or in bed.
By G33K Statu5


Returns a massive amount of data that is customizable in about any way one could desire. Yes, some routing pairs are incorrect and it isn’t FR24, but given the cost and considering that it has more filtering options than the previous, it def should be in any enthusiast’s toolbox.
By LAX20531

Great App

Great useful application. The only thing I’d love if added were aircraft icons that resemble the type That was flying similar to Flightradar24
By oldstyle81

Hard interface

I got this app to track commercial and military planes. They all show up as different colors and I just want to be able to find out the age of the aircraft and the airline with out having to randomly pick a plane I do not recommend this app because of the hard to understand interface and it just looks cluttered and confusing Please fix this!
By Lil peeeeeep

Open ADSB works

One thing to pay for an app. Another thing to see if it really works after your money is gone. This one does exactly what it says. It works. It is not overburdened and opens quickly and produces data almost immediately. Nice that when reporting a bug or suggestion the developer answers your mail within hours. And comes back to you with an update. Keep it up
By DaveGr2


Frustrating, I turn on military, and everything dissapears. , does this setting only show military, or military and? Just a question
By Alex0450

Great ability to see a fleet or known tails

At first I was frustrated that I couldn’t see ADSB history however the ability to add filters with multiple tails turns this app into something nobody else offers that I know of. I can add 10 tails of friends, colleagues or company aircraft and I can just look at the entire country which includes my gps position and see where anyone else is if they’re airborne. I also like to see who is over my house when I’m at home and check for military aircraft maneuvering in my area. This is one of the few pay apps I buy each year and I’m glad I did.
By Kyles609


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