This database is built and maintained from the following sources:
- Official aircraft registries
- Various Basestation.sqb files
- Crowdsourced and manually collected data from various supporters.
- ICAO Doc 8643
Citation and Use
If you create a publication (including web pages, papers published by a third party, and publicly available presentations) using data from the OpenSky Network data set, you should cite the original OpenSky paper as follows:
Matthias Schäfer, Martin Strohmeier, Vincent Lenders, Ivan Martinovic and Matthias Wilhelm.
"Bringing Up OpenSky: A Large-scale ADS-B Sensor Network for Research".
In Proceedings of the 13th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), pages 83-94, April 2014.
You can additionally mention our URL, where appropriate:
The OpenSky Network, https://opensky-network.org