How to Set up a Raspberry Pi ADS-B Flight Tracker for OSINT Investigation

Flight Aware
https://windward.ai/blog/shining-a-light-on-ships-that-go-dark/
HMS Queen Elizabeth

Tools list:

Setup

First, let’s hook up our Pi.

Next, power on your Pi

Download and Install PiAware

wget https://flightaware.com/adsb/piaware/files/packages/pool/piaware/p/piaware-support/piaware-repository_6.1_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i piaware-repository_6.1_all.deb
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install piaware
sudo piaware-config allow-auto-updates yes
sudo piaware-config allow-manual updates yes

Download and Install dump1090-fa

sudo apt-get install dump1090-fa

Download and Install dump978

sudo apt-get install dump978-fa
sudo reboot

Be irritated that nothing in Linux ever installs right

sudo reboot

Connect PiAware to Flight Aware

Start Tracking Flights!

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Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store