Frequently Asked Questions

What is used to build Flight Chop?

Flight Chop is built using technologies such as Spring Boot, Bootstrap, Mapbox, Font Awesome and CockroachDB. Special thanks to the team at Cockroach Labs for hosting my database on CockroachCloud as part of their Learning is Good program. The Flight Chop web application is deployed on Google's Kubernetes Engine (GKE).

Where does Flight Chop data come from?

Flight Chop data is imported every 10 minutes from various end points provided by the Aviation Weather Center. A detailed log of all data imports can be found here.