Category Archives: Surveillance

Myanmar to explore space-based ADS-B

Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) in Myanmar to develop a concept of operations and benefits analysis … More ››

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Russia concedes on military transponders

Russian authorities have agreed to fly military jets over the Baltic region with their transponders engaged, an apparent concession to NATO powers who accuse Russia’s … More ››

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Swift Take

With modified versions of Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-based cockpit communications solution, SB-Safety (SB-S) already being successfully trialled by Hawaiian Airlines and FedEx, the solution could soon receive an important … More ››

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FR24 completes sat-based ADS-B tracking

Private sector network operator FlightRadar24 has completed its first space-based ADS-B flight tracking test in cooperation with GomSpace. Using the GOMX-3 satellite the Dutch business … More ››

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Inmarsat’s SBB-Safety selected by Airbus

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) service has been selected by Airbus as a cockpit communications solution for the A320 and A330 aircraft families. In a landmark agreement, … More ››

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Space-based ADS-B surveillance to be safety ‘game changer’: FSF

Space-based ADS-B has the potential to significantly improve flight safety, efficiency and the health of the industry overall, according to a new report from the … More ››

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Radar modification to unlock new wind power

A solution to help mitigate the impact of wind turbines on radar performance, known as Project RM, has been successfully implemented at the Great Dun … More ››

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Aireon to advance Russian space-based ADS-B

Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with two leading Russian organisations, JSC AZIMUT and JSC INFOCOM-Avia, to evaluate the benefits of deploying space-based … More ››

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Global tracking bid at risk of ‘patchworking’

Future aircraft tracking standards that could prevent another Malaysian Airlines MH370-type disappearance will fail to fulfil their potential due to what is being branded a … More ››

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Panasonic fields global tracking solution

Panasonic Avionics is to offer satellite tracking to all Global Communications Services and FlightLink customers. The business said its Global Communications Services and FlightLink solutions, … More ››

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