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Is there an API to get real-time FAA flight data?

The OpenSky Network has a free open-source API for real-time air traffic data. In its current version it allows users to retrieve live (and partially historical data). The data is retrieved by a ...
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Where can I find GA VFR maps for Australia?

I have both US and Australian PPLs, and having flown VFR in both countries, there are some real differences in the VFR charts and supplemental data available. Mostly the contents are fairly evident ...
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Is it possible to get the QNH value in Austria using a web service?

The current QNH at an airport is included in METARs so you can grab it form there. There are a few online services to retrieve the METAR automatically, such as this one (using Vienna airport as an ...
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What is the difference between the FAA FNS NOTAM and the FAA PilotWeb NOTAM websites?

I got this response via email from the FAA: PilotWeb is considered a Legacy Application based on the USNS, United States NOTAM System. The FNS, Federal NOTAM System, NOTAM Search is a new ...
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Where to find a waypoints/fixed points, navaids and airports database?

Another good one for airports and navaids: http://opennav.com/ - has VORs, waypoints, etc.
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Where to find a waypoints/fixed points, navaids and airports database?

I have successfully used The GPX Aviation Waypoint Generator from the free Navaid database (http://navaid.com/GPX/) that outputs a GPX (XML type) file with all the waypoints, airports and every other ...
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Where can I find GA VFR maps for Australia?

Airservices Australia now publishes electronic versions for free. Use requires acceptance of an agreement. Access as follows: Click Publications on the Air Services Australia website. Click ...
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Where can I find GA VFR maps for Australia?

Flyermaps provides Australian VFR charts.
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Where to find a waypoints/fixed points, navaids and airports database?

Updating: The link is at https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/flight_info/aeronav/aero_data/NASR_Subscription/ This provide the text file along with layout data for all the fixes, etc. The CIFP can be ...
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Where to find a waypoints/fixed points, navaids and airports database?

This is my first post so bare with me. I don't know if you are trying to get one region only or a global data set. The issue is that member states are responsible for their own airspace and thus ...
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Is there a wordpress plugin for live NOTAMs?

As mentioned, this is off-topic and more related to understanding APIs and Wordpress plug-ins. If you want a place to start: https://developer.laminardata.aero/documentation/notamdata might give you ...
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Where can I get a picture of a specific aircraft by registration?

Use flightaware.com. They don't have every plane, but people can upload photos for a registration. For example: I search N6525W, and this page comes up. Then I can click the thumbnail picture of ...
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Where to find a waypoints/fixed points, navaids and airports database?

After some time spent to compare multiple open source data providers, I came across OurAirports.com - which includes worldwide airports, navaids, & frequencies. This is my favourite source thus ...
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