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Randompic Feed

GET Randompic

Returns a random aviation photo and it’s metadata from the AviaMagazine site. The aviation interest can be specified in the request to personalize the response.

Resource Url: http://www.aviamagazine.com/randompic.json.ashx

Parameters:

Object Description
type
optional
If supplied, the return will be a military, civil or both photo. Valid types are “mil”, “civ”, “both” or empty which leads to the default: both. Example: mil
callback
optional
If supplied, the response will use the JSONP format with a callback of the given name.

Response format : JSON

HTTP methods : GET

Response object : photo

Rate limit : No

Api version : 1.0

Request example:

GET http://www.aviamagazine.com/randompic.json.ashx?type=civ

Response example:


{
    "about": "AviaMagazine Random Photo",
    "support": "http://www.aviamagazine.com/about/developer.aspx",
    "version": "1.0",
    "aviation_type": -1,
    "created": "2012-10-02T20:52:39.8214022+02:00",
    "photo": 
        {
            "id": "3306168795",
            "type": "JAS-39A",
            "type_short": "JAS-39",
            "serial": "-",
            "unit_airline": "F 17",
            "origin": "SwedAF",
            "taken_at": "Ronneby, Sweden",
            "date": "30 aug 2004",
            "photo_by": "Frits Jongerman",
            "remarks": "",
            "views": "382",
            "page_link": "http://www.aviamagazine.com/gallery/photoview.aspx?id=3306168795",
            "photo_url": "http://www.aviamagazine.com/photohandler.ashx?id=3306168795"
        }
}    
                
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