1. General

  2. List of roles and their uses

  3. how to request a change in role

All API Tokens are associated with a User and follow the same authorisation limitations as the associated User.

Authorisation roles available to a specific user are listed in the roles property of the User object.

Newly created users always have role USER associated.

Some functionalities of our API require additional levels of authorisation. For example, to retrieve the position of an aircraft.

Available Roles

Role Name

Access allowed


All basic functionalities, except for functionalities that require a specific role listed below.


Allows access to endpoints in the /aircraft namespace.


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