I’ll keep it brief, I keep pretty good records of my past flights (going back 30+ years) and I am wanting to grab actual departure/arrival times for as many of these flights as possible. Is there any way to search for these using the API or is that just not an option? I know there are tools out there that use the FA data and allow me to search the data in the past but when I try using the API I get null results.
The furthest back you can go historically with AeroAPI is 2 weeks.
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Are there any other options (commercial/paid) to search older history?
There is not a paid option to extend the historical data available.
You might want to instead look at getting a report (either rapid or custom) for the tail. This would provide you the information you are looking for.