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For a computer science project I need very specific sensor measurements about speed, elevation, heading, pitch, and geographic position of aircraft during approach. Is there any way to access such information online, or would contacting airports/airlines help? This information would have to be recorded very periodically(every second or so).

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  • $\begingroup$ Have a look at flightradar24.com or flightaware.com for example. They might require a paid account for some data though. If you build an ADS-B receiver on your own (look at Add Coverage > Build your own on the flightradar24 site), you can get the data for free, as many aircraft send these data via ADS-B messages which can be recorded easily. $\endgroup$ – rauberdaniel Jun 27 '19 at 17:46
  • $\begingroup$ While ADS-B data are probably your best chance to get some data, you won't get pitch and the data won't have second accuracy. $\endgroup$ – Bianfable Jun 27 '19 at 17:59
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    $\begingroup$ Your best bet is to instrument an aircraft and have them shoot a few approaches. $\endgroup$ – Ron Beyer Jun 27 '19 at 18:08
  • $\begingroup$ The 'Black Box' has all that information. There is probably a 0.0000000000001% chance of you obtaining that information. Ron Beyer's comment is your best bet. $\endgroup$ – Mike Brass Nov 7 '19 at 4:23

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