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Where to download NATs (North Atlantic Tracks) information?

I am reading about NATs (North Atlantic Tracks) and I found out they are created and regulated by the following entities: westbound flow: Shanwick Oceanic Control eastbound flow: Gander Oceanic ...
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Where to find a waypoints/fixed points, navaids and airports database?

I wonder if it is possible to download a database with waypoints, navaids, airports and airways between them. I've been working with AIP documents but it's difficult to get raw information from them ...
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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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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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Where can I find data tables for lift and drag coefficients of airliners?

I'm teaching an introductory course in fluid dynamics and I'd like to show some "real" data regarding drag and lift forces on an airfoil. It is easy to find data on the geometry of typical airfoils, ...
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What is the ratio between time in the air and time on ground for an aircraft?

I suppose it may be different from an airline to another. Given the maintenance, the time to load/unload the aircraft, the time the aircraft is grounded because there is no flight scheduled (e.g. at ...
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What aerodynamic data exists for the Yak-130?

This is one of 3 question in "series" - one question split up in 3 to better reward those responding about each aircraft. Other questions: A-10 L-159 Yak-130 is one 3 planes that are used in the ArmA ...
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What aerodynamic data (drag/lift curves) exists for the L-159 Alca?

This is one of 3 question in "series" - one question split up in 3 to better reward those responding about each aircraft. Other questions: A-10 Yak-131 L-159 Alca is one 3 planes that are used in the ...
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Where can I download the flight plan data around the world?

Where can I download the flight plan data around the world, so that I have analyze their route? Are they provided freely?
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What aerodynamic data (drag/lift curves) exists for the A-10?

This is one of 3 question in "series" - one question split up in 3 to better reward those responding about each aircraft. Other questions: Yak-131, L-159 A-10 is one 3 planes that are used in the ...
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Why did the Flightaware groundspeed readout suddenly spike for this flight?

My 18yr old son is currently in Barcelona - first time abroad and in a plane. Being an overprotective parent I thought I'd track his flight so I could see when he had landed safely = and save the data ...
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Is there a database of airport ceilometer raw data?

I am interested in obtaining raw ceilometer data, to test some cloud/aerosol layer identification algorithms. Is this type of data freely available or will I need to ask for it directly from the ...
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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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Where can I get a history of METARs? [duplicate]

Is there a place where past METARs are logged? Suppose I want all the METAR for a given airport from October 1st to October 15th 2015. Where can I find them? If it matters, I'm looking in particular ...
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Are there any airports that do not have an IATA code but have a huge number of traffic?

I am collecting a list of all airports in the world for my project, at present I have 46000 airports in my database but only 7000 airports have IATA code. So my question is, if I only take 7000 ...
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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 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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What information on a specific flight can be retrieved?

I would like to know where and what to search in order to have information on a specific flight (i.e. scheduled departure time, real departure time, technical failures reported, etc.) I'm guessing ...
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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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Why Black Boxes are not capable of transmitting its Critical Data directly to satellite? [duplicate]

Why don't airplane include a satellite technology to upload the critical (Voice/Engine etc) data recorded in FDR to satellite. This would be very useful, in case of missing FDR. Is there any ...
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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) ...