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Messages

Messages have two categories of data fields, "Mandatory" and "Optional":

  • Mandatory fields must be included in every message.
  • Optional fields are not provided by some sources, but provide important additional information to improve the quality of flight tracking.

Messages with the same feed type can be requested together in the "events" command.

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