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Project Name: AIXM-J.

Project status: Finished


License: GNU General Public License version 2.1 or later

Author/s: Steve Chase.


AIXM-J is a software library written in Java that can used to read or write data in AIXM5 or greater format. AIXM is designed to enable the management and distribution of Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) data in digital format. For more information on AIXM, visit

The Aeronautical Information Exchange Model (AIXM) is designed to enable the management and distribution of Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) data in digital format.

AIXM 5 takes advantages of established information engineering standards and supports current and future aeronautical information system requirements. The major tenets are:

  • An exhaustive temporality model, including support for the temporary information contained in NOTAM
  • Alignment with ISO standards for geospatial information, including the use of the Geography Markup Language (GML)
  • Support for the latest ICAO and user requirements for aeronautical data including obstacles, terminal procedures and airport mapping databases
  • Modularity and extensibility

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Open Aviation Map





Project Name: Open Aviation Map.

Project status: Finished. But with planned evolutions out of the Hungarian air space.

Links and Repositories:

License: Creative Commons

Author/s: Ákos Maróy

Contact: OAM mailing list.


Open Aviation Map is an open source project. Our goal is ultimately a free world-wide aviation map that lets you navigate your plane freely and safe. Our first area of focus is Hungary because of competence and local knowledge of the area.
The projects includes an Android App:

An application to display aviation maps as you fly.

Current coverage: Hungary, Europe. (But more to come later.)

Applicaiton features:
* automatic map downloads
* base and detailed map packages for download
* pausable and resumable map downloads
* show & follow aircraft location
* lock screen orientation
* keep screen awake without user interaction
* donate to the Open Aviation Map project.

The Open Aviation Map project aims to create maps to be used by general aviation enthusiasts – similarly to the Open Street Maps project.

Screenshots and video:


Open Aviation Map Android App

Open Aviation Map Android App


Open Aviation Map, map on website.

Open Aviation Map, map on website.


Downloadable VFR maps

Downloadable VFR maps