[OSM-talk] flight paths
nickblack1 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 19:04:54 BST 2007
If you are interested in flight path data, take a look at the
animations made by aaron koblin:
They are based on freely available FAA (Or some ones) data. Aaron's a
nice guy - he'd probably be happy to answer more questions you have,.
On 8/17/07, Dave Hansen <dave at sr71.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-08-17 at 14:26 +0100, Jon Stockill wrote:
> > Anthony wrote:
> > > Official flight path data would probably be the better route, if it's
> > > available (might be restricted due to paranoia over security).
> > Thankfully people are still a little bit more paranoid over safety. All
> > the data is published - though the costs involved in getting data for
> > any particular country varies greatly.
> Some pretty coarse data are available here:
> Although, I do kinda doubt how useful this will actually be to anyone.
> I just took at the exact same flight on ten different days:
> and opened in 10 browser tabs and flipped between them. Some of them
> have pretty close flight paths, but most of them move around a fair bit
> and very few even appear identical.
> As I write this, there are 5,200 airborn aircraft in the US. I think
> that makes an awfully tangled web if we started to plot them.
> -- Dave
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