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Saved by David-Taylor
on May 7, 2008 at 7:19:37 am

Find Flight


Find Flight is from W. Curt Deegan   (sharer: dC), who lives in Boca Raton, (southeast) Florida, USA.


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How FindFlight interacts with PP.


FindFlight doesn't access or maintain its own or other databases, it passes the data it obtains from Internet databases to PP for retention and further use. 

FF scans the planes known to PP and if a flight with an ADS (hex) code is missing the registration number, and/or aircraft type, FF will search this out from databases on the Internet and provide it to PP.  If there is a flight number along with the ADS code, FF will determine if the associated route data -- as provided by PP -- is current, if it isn't or there is none, FF will find the route and pass that to PP as well, or FF will do that later should a flight number become available.



The reg.num. and/or aircraft type FF provides to PP is added to the Basestation SQL DB.  If there is no entry for the associated ADS code, PP will create one.  The route data supplied by FF is added by PP to its own SQL database, creating an entry for the flight number if one isn't already there.  PP also records the date/time stamp of the route update.



When all is said and done, as much as can be determined by FF on a given ADS code flight, regarding registration number, aircraft type, and flight route, will have been added by PP to its own and Basestation SQL DBs.



Flight Display



Flight display is written by Allan Bird from the UK.


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