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    Unusual Glider Behaviour

    For clarity, and as an update, I spoke to Paweł from OGN, where FLARM data is sourced, and he said that the addresses shown are not ICAOs (and indeed the packets are not FLARM) but instead the packets are OGN so should not display like this. He also mentioned that the position and pressure...
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    Unusual Glider Behaviour

    Cheers Lee - it's an interesting one. I guess one way this could happen is if someone left their transponder on. The odd thing are the callsigns/auxiliary info such as airline, as well as the ICAO sources. If I were to guess, I'd say that someone might be tampering with input into the FLARM network.
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    Unusual Glider Behaviour

    Hi all, I've had some unusual FLARM returns over Oxford pointed out to me. Four 'gliders' are reported to be hovering 200-300ft above the ground, travelling at 0kts. They show some unrealistic traces too, i.e. erratic movement over quite a small area. I've cross-checked them on Flightradar24...
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