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Comment: Re:Too bad they're not more open... (Score 1) 52

by dbaker (#49531237) Attached to: How Flight Tracking Works: a Global Network of Volunteers

FlightAware's PiAware software and FlightAware's FlightFeeder hardware both allow access to unfiltered access over TCP ports 10001, 30002, and 30003 as well as a live web interface on port 8080.

FlightAware, for years, has offered APIs and data feeds:

+ - Boeing Dreamliner draws 10,000 mile long Boeing logo during 20 hour flight->

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dbaker writes: "Boeing is flying a 20 hour Boeing 787 test flight and decided to draw a 10,000-mile long Boeing logo. Due to limitations on the number of waypoints in a flight plan, Boeing coordinated with the FAA and FlightAware to merge multiple flight plans to create a great Boeing logo. Click on "track log" to see all the positions throughout the flight."
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