[OSM-dev] aviation maps?

Ákos Maróy akos at maroy.hu
Wed Aug 11 18:30:07 BST 2010


On 11/08/10 19:28, Chris Hill wrote:
> Ákos Maróy wrote:
>> in Europe at least, airspace information is freely available, and I'm
>> sure the US is no different. anyone can get VFR and IFR airspace maps,
>> either from the appropriate government agency (FAA, Eurocontrol), or
>> from commercial vendors like Jeppesen.
> The general aviation charts I have are all copyright. The Jeppesen books
> of airport layouts, approaches, circuit patterns, radio frequencies etc
> are certainly copyright and not available for use in OSM without written
> permission.

I didn't mean 'public domain' when I mentioned availability. my point
was that such information is not classified or secret in any way.

OTOH, it's the representation of the map that is under copyright, and
not the actual 'space description'


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