Permanently Logging a specific Tail(s)?

So I’m new to this.
I’m not a great coder, I can bludgeon my way through most code through google-fu.

That said. I’m trying to figure out if there is a way to take the feed from the dump1090 and scrape a specific tail(s) to a separate log that is non-volatile with all the data that is being generated of that tail(s). I can add an external USB drive to the RaspberryPi if the log size is an issue.

In my ideal world I can see all the individual flights that the logged/scrapped tails have on the piaware skyview or something of the like.

I found the JSON data on :8080/data/ from another thread about API access to the data. I’m just not versed enough in JSON to know how to tackle it and if there is an easier way to access the data even better.

Edit - I may have stumbled on a way to do this:
netcat localhost:30003 | grep >> tail.log

If you have a better idea I would love to know it.

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Ok - this is beautiful work! I’ll implement it tonight!

Did you install it? How does it work?

I been wanting to do this, but I live by a motto if it is not broke, don’t fix it. So I been on the fence to do this because I have a good system running and don’t want to mess it up, lol.

But I been eyeing this, and been wanting to hear reviews on it, before jumping the gun to install it on my system. Seems like an awesome thing!