All updates to the SpottingLog software are included in the yearly subscription cost, this means everyone is always on the latest version of the spotting platform and can make use of the new features available. If you are thinking of subscribing to SpottingLog here are some of our recent updates.


  • Brand new user interface
  • Add sightings in bulk
  • Add single sightings
  • Import sightings improvements
  • Custom locations
  • Log aircraft flown on
  • Fleet List improvements
  • Aircraft production lists
  • Improved search
  • New help centre
  • New support centre
  • Forum signature
  • Duplicate prevention setting
  • Automatic statistics
  • New indexes for type, registration, airline and serial


  • Server upgrades
  • New public facing website
  • Coupon promotions
  • Plans for rebuilding SpottingLog system
  • Exporting data improvements
  • Improved reporting and tracking
  • Design & Development for SpottingLog v2.0 starts


  • Fleet Lists system
  • Improved Profile area
  • Speed Improvements
  • Monthly subscription option
  • View photos in lightbox
  • Added Overhead Sightings to top of list


  • Addition of our first data editor to the team
  • Database update with over 350,000 current and active aircraft
  • Partnership with Fresh Aviation Data to provide aircraft data on civil, military and light aircraft
  • View uploaded photos when viewing a spotting trip
  • Inclusion and integration of ModeS codes
  • Search your sightings using wildcard search, for example B73% for all 737 variants
  • Removal of all custom OTT locations and standardised to “Overhead Sightings”
  • New login screen and randomised photos
  • Updated profile manager
  • Profile banners for sharing to your website and forum signatures
  • Email verification to ensure your email address is secure and correct


  • Integration of airline logos into reports and airline listings
  • Export individual trips to CSV files
  • Export your data to CSV file for offline backup purposes
  • Optimised platform for mobile and tablets by making use of the screen width
  • Duplicate sighting prevention per trip
  • Creation of aircraft, airline and airport reports
  • View airport, airline and registration profile pages


  • MSN reports and MSN search integrated
  • Flickr group launched
  • Promotional video created
  • Printable trip reports
  • View all data and export to printer or PDF
  • Brand new help centre launched
  • Automated welcome emails
  • Improved statistics on the dashboard

Our planned development of updates and changes can be found once logged into the SpottingLog platform, we also encourage and invite subscribers to suggest ideas for improvement to help shape the software and community.

Sign Up For A FREE 7 Day Trial

SpottingLog is operated by eckhoMedia who are registered in England and Wales with company number: 09621352