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| FlightAware Firehose||The FlightAware Firehose API is used to obtain worldwide commercial aircraft positions in real time. Additionally, it provides the calling system with flight information such as flight plans,...||Air Travel||08.02.2016|
| FlightAware REST||FlightXML is used to build aviation related applications which can query FlightAware's live flight information. Information available includes aircraft location, flight or tail number, origin and...||Air Travel||08.02.2016|
| FlightAware SOAP||From their site: Using the FlightXML API, programs can query the FlightAware live flight information and historical datasets. Queries for in-flight aircraft return a set of matching aircraft based...||Travel||08.15.2007|
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