What LiveTraffic can do

Feature overview, with links to more information and to configuration guidelines:

  • Flight tracking data Channels

    • Input: Processes data from 4 tracking data providers, two of them for free (more, config)

    • Output traffic and user's plane data to ForeFlight (more, config)

  • Visual aspects

    • Displays aircrafts based on tracking data, using matching CSL models (more)

    • List of aircraft including details and actions (more)

    • External camera view starting out on any plane's tail, moveable (more)

    • Labels on aircraft show aircraft and flight data (more, config)

    • Map Layer in X-Plane's internal map showing all LiveTraffic aircraft (more)

  • User Interface

    • hide and impersonate planes so you find your gap in a full queue (more)

    • bind keyboard/buttons to most important menu commands (more)

  • Flight modelling

    • basic, parameterized flight modelling for rotate, roll, pitch, flare; acceleration, deceleration; gear, flaps; lights

    • landing and take-off prediciton to calculate point of rotate, lift off, and touch down (more)

    • auto-land in case of live tracking data interruption on approach (more)

    • Ground traffic follows taxiways (more)

  • Integration with others

    • TCAS, map and other tool support based on TCAS targets (more)

    • Supports XPMP2 Remote Client for distributing traffic across a local network, e.g. to support multiple External Visuals (setup)

    • Support for other plugins/tools to integrate with LiveTraffic's data (more).