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    Purser
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    strange ghost plane on video

    can any of you explain the height of the 2nd plane and why its on flightradar ?

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    Nothing out of the ordinary. 4 engines on an A340 = 4 contrails. The G150 is an MLAT target, and therefore the projected speed/location may not be dead accurate. And being a bizjet they fly a lot higher.

    They show via MLAT, but do not disclose the callsign/Reg

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    thanks

    thanks for info so that business jet was there..i couldnt see it, i didnt know they flew so high thanks...ill look up mlat


    Quote Originally Posted by Oblivian View Post
    Nothing out of the ordinary. 4 engines on an A340 = 4 contrails. The G150 is an MLAT target, and therefore the projected speed/location may not be dead accurate. And being a bizjet they fly a lot higher.

    They show via MLAT, but do not disclose the callsign/Reg

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    In answer to your remark on the video,Kt means knots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cambridge View Post
    ill look up mlat
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multilateration MLAT = Multilateration

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