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Is there any public available documentation about Honeywell FHDB files?

I am new to aviation, my task is to read FHDB (Honeywell Fault History Data Base) files. They seem to be kind of tab separated values but with special bytes at line start. like: ...
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Does there exists on-time data for the EU, like there does for the US?

I've recently found a fantastic dataset straight from the US government. It has detailed data including scheduled departure/arrival time vs actual departure/arrival time, taxi time, cancellation, for ...
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Historical Number of Aircraft in Service (by Airline)

I am looking for historical data on the number of commercial passenger aircraft in service, ideally with additional information on the associated airline. My search so far has turned up one scientific ...
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Does the Garmin G-1000 contain a database of airport information?

Some modern avionics contain airport information similar to what is published on charts and in the FAA's Airport/Facilities Directory. Does the G-1000 keep airport information in a database that can ...
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Does the FAA Publish the Latitude/Longitude of Parking Locations?

In Jeppesen charts, it's known that they provide the latitude/longitude of gate locations at airports. I was wondering if the FAA had a source for the same information, like their international ...
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Which external lights are present on a unmodified Cessna P210N?

What external lights are present on a unmodified Cessna P210N "Pressurized Centurion", and where are they placed ? I've looked through the POH and searched on Google for e.g. "cessna ...
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Database for NACA airfoil polars [closed]

Is there anywhere where I can find a database of experimental or CFD-obtained NACA series four or series 6 airfoil data? I'd like to have access to a relatively large set of high-fidelity drag polars/$...
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Is this free flight data really correct? [closed]

In recent years, I'm being terrorized by airplanes flying over here all the time at low height. For this reason, I'm trying to set up a little notification system to see if these are actually "...
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Are AWOS data open for commercial use? [closed]

I 've found out this great website where you can get historical AWOS weather data. I would like to use it for a commercial application but I don't find any data license. Do you know if the AWOS data ...
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Fuel consumption database using ICAO codes?

I will preface this by saying I do not have any level of knowledge in Aerodynamics - I'm a freelance journalist and so apologies for the poor level of general understanding. I'm attempting to create ...
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What is the difference between the NTSB's "Aviation Accident Database" and their "Aviation Accident Reports" list?

I'm trying to understand why there are thousands more records in the "Aviation Accident Database," located here: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/index.aspx than there are in the "...
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Is the capacity of an airspace sector related to the number of routes it crosses?

I've been searching for data about the capacity of sectors for my PhD research but somehow can't find any...the only thing I found is the routes it crosses ....can we conclude that it's the capacity ...
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Where can fuel consumption data by aircraft type and route be found? [closed]

I am interested in building a data analytics platform for fuel consumption by aircraft type and route. I imagine this kind of information is readily available to airlines thanks to ACARS data. I need ...
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Looking for an API that can provide the amount of flights bought from point a to point b on daily basis [closed]

I would like to know if any of you could help me finding an API source to gather information on daily bookings/sales from point A to point B, i.e. how many seats were sold landing or finishing a trip ...
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Where can I find a navigation database for Brisbane?

Does anyone know of a database that details the GPS locations of beacons within Brisbane; or a data-set that tells me air routes and associated en-route beacons, way points etc.? I'd like to be able ...
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How to obtain transformation parameters between the Vertical Reference System EGM-96 and a Local Geoid Model? [closed]

Dear Mr/Mrs Geodesy Engineer, Cartographers and AIS Specialists I have a quite deep question here, AIP data locations are determined by geographic coordinates /X & Y axis/ and vertical values /Z ...
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How is altitude correlated with true airspeed?

I am trying to understand the BADA 3.0 dataset (specifically I am looking at Performance Summary Tables): E.g. What is not obvious to me is why those tables mention only single TAS for specific FL. ...
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No available data on the 727-200C [closed]

For a group project in college, it was required to find the data of some randomly asigned aircraft. My group received the Boeing 727-200C, of which only one was produced. Due to this, no one in my ...
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Is there a public NOTAM archive that's searchable by airport?

Pilotweb lists NOTAMs currently in effect. Is it possible to view or sort the history for a particular airport?
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Are there any publically available recordings of conversations between ATC and pilots?

It can be either audio or transcription. It would be perfect if it also contains aircraft tracks.
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Why is the normal operating airspeed so much lower than the cruise speed in this table?

I need to work with the following table. I'm interested in vMO which I assume I can simply obtain from converting MMO to vMO through $M = v/ \sqrt{1.4 * 287 * T}$. (Is that correct?) However, I ...
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Is there a way to find out which runway is used by which flight on a particular day/date?

For example, i want to know which runway was used by NH 829 that flies from NRT to BOM (Narita-Tokyo to Bombay-Mumbai) For flight tracking, I know and use these websites/apps - FlightAware, ...
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Lift to drag ratio of airliners

I don't know if this is the right place to ask, but I am looking for lift-to-drag ratios (L/D) of different airliners. I have found a paper [1] which has some estimates of L/D for some jetliners, but ...
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Why apply resolutons in data words for ARINC 429 bus

Data words transported over the ARINC 429 bus are defined and built-in units, ranges, refresh rates, number of significant bits, and resolution. Why is it necessary to include resolution? Does ...
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Is it possible to predict how busy an airport will be in a given time? (are there existing services that to this?)

I want to know if it's possible to predict how busy an airport will be at a given day or part of day. I know there are services that provide the scheduled flights in an airport Is there also an API ...
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Where can I find runway usage statistics of USA airports? [closed]

Ok I’m looking for stats and data of planes arriving at various airports and what runways they use most. I need to know the most used runways for arrivals in airports here in the States. Can anyone ...
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Where can I find data on the number of single propeller aircraft currently in operation in the EU and US?

Are there publicly available data for aircraft registered in operation? Specifically I am looking for number of single propeller aircraft in US/EU, ideally with aircraft types as well. However, any ...
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Are there any data on the safety rate of gliders vs single-engine GA aircraft?

Can anyone point me to statistics on the safety record of gliders vs. single engine general aviation aircraft?
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About how many aborted takeoffs are there each year in commercial aviation?

Watching this sim of a 777 engine failure on takeoffs got me wondering about RTOs, and how often they occur. The interest was further driven after reading a comment by N1755L that might underline ...
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What is the Runway Design Code (RDC) for San Francisco airport (KSFO)?

I need the Runway Design Code (RDC) for the SFO airport. Can anyone provide a link for this and possibly other airports? I have checked the SFO Master Plan/Development Plan and found nothing.
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How should I interpret this raw SID data from the FAA?

I am trying to make sense of the SID structures from the FAA's 28 day NASR subscription files (SSD and/or STARDP, raw data in txt files), and I have two questions. First, I notice that there are ...
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Where can I find a database of SIDs, STARs and approaches?

I am investigating SIDs, STARs and approach procedures. I have a couple of questions about it: Is there a way to get SID, STAR, and approach data from airports around the world? I don't mean from the ...
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Is there a database of European surveillance radar installations?

Does anybody know a link to a database or appropriate webpage where I can find the locations of surveillance radar installations in Europe?
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Where can I find a free list of ICAO and IATA airport identifiers?

Is there an open source or free comprehensive (or close to it) list of ICAO to IATA airport identifiers? The official list from ICAO costs hundreds of dollars. I suppose such a list could be scraped ...
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How many turbine powered aircraft are in the air at any given time? [closed]

I know there are a lot of statistics about how many planes are in the air on average, but not all aircraft flying are turbine-driven. How may turbojet, turbofan, and turboprop aircraft, on average, ...
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Where to find the callsigns of the en route controllers?

I am looking for the callsigns of ATC upper information region (UIR) controllers on a flight from Frankfurt EDDF to Seattle KSEA. According to the flight plan, the UIRs crossed are: EDDV (Hannover) ...
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Is there any free source for current airline schedule data? [closed]

I am looking for a free database with complete and accurate airline schedules, especially for major European carriers. I know there is https://openflights.org/data.html but I find the accuracy of ...
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Where can I find data on past forecasts of planned aircraft production?

Does anyone know of a database which would list the expected production rates for various aircraft, at the time those aircraft started production? Finding actual production to date is easy, but I ...
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Would an ASTERIX decoder be "radar data processing" or "surveillance data processing"?

I am not an air traffic controller, I am a software engineer. I developed an ASTERIX decoder, the application will just extract all the information and save it in a text file. I am just wondering how ...
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Where can I find the roster formats of various airlines?

I discovered a mobile app called roster minder for android. It seems that the app can import rosters from various airlines. I was wondering how that was possible? Is there a standard format for crew ...
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Where to find the various cargo hold dimensions and volumes of transport aircraft, such as the A330-300?

What are the dimensions of the cargo hold on the Airbus A330-300? (In order to check the usable space for containers or baggage.) I'm looking for the internal dimensions of the hold with its ...
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Is there an engine database that would include information on number of HPT blades per engine?

I am attempting to compile information on the number of high-pressure turbine blades across a wide range of turbine engines. Currently, I have only been able to find this information through brut ...
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Does the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) provide real-time data feeds and is there a delay?

According to this answer: You can't get real-time data from the FAA without an operational need, and organizations which do receive real-time data cannot legally re-distribute this data publicly, ...
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How to programmatically access AIP data, METAR, TAF, NOTAMs?

I'm looking at developing an app where one of the functions I would like to implement needs to use data which is normally available in AIP, like: Aerodrome names, ICAO codes, GPS location, elevation ...
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Can repeated call-signs be present in one day?

I am working with a big ADS-B traffic sample of one day Europe, and identified repeated call signs. Examples include: Flight that ends in an airport and repeated call sign starts from there. Two ...
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Where can I find EUROCONTROL's fuel coefficients for the B737?

I am trying to compare the fuel impact of different types of approaches, to compute the fuel flow I am using a model developped by Eurocontrol (Base of aircraft data). I am struggling to find the fuel ...
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Is data on international air traffic volume in the US freely available?

I'm looking for air traffic flow data which has the passenger air traffic from countries outside of the US to every international airport in the US. Ideally, I would like to know how many passengers ...
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Is there an online source of active flight plans?

Is there a way I can look up flight plans filed in the United States? I tracked an aircraft on Flightradar24 and I would like to be able to find it's flight plan in some sort of database.
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Where to get spatial data for ATC airspace?

I am looking for free or open spatial vector data (geoJson, .shp, .kml, …) which maps the responsibilities of air traffic control in South East Asia, worldwide would be very nice too. SkyVector.com ...
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Is there a complete source for aircraft registration information? [closed]

I am building an app that requires access to commercial aircraft registrations, in the UK to begin with and then more global as I start to expand the service. I have found this CAA site which works ...
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