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Aireon, Thales begin ADS-B data validation

Thales has officially begun the testing and validation of the Aireon space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) data.   Initially signing a Memorandum of … More ››

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Aireon takes full control of first ADS-B payload

Aireon has formally received control from Iridium of the first Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payload hosted on an Iridium NEXT satellite. This is a major … More ››

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ANZ, Aireon team on South Pacific validation

Airways New Zealand, New Zealand’s air navigation service provider (ANSP) and Aireon have signed an agreement in principle to enter into an operational validation trial. This … More ››

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Iceland’s Isavia embarks on Aireon polar quest

Icelandic air traffic control plans to conduct flight trials in polar airspace north of 70 degrees to evaluate the expected benefits of new space-based surveillance … More ››

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SpaceX now eyeing Jan 14 for Aireon launch

Spaceflight business SpaceX is pushing back the debut of its Falcon 9 rocket carrying Aireon’s space-based ADS-B technology to January 14, possibly January 15 – later than … More ››

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Aireon set for revised January 8 launch

Aireon’s space-based ADS-B technology deployment is now scheduled for January 8 carried by the first Iridium NEXT satellites to be launched following an in-depth investigation … More ››

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Italy’s stake in Aireon comes under fire

Italian prosecutors in Rome are conducting a probe into the US$61 million investment by the national air navigation service provider in the US-based industry consortium … More ››

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Aireon deployment set for December 16 launch

Aireon’s space-based ADS-B technology deployment is imminent with the launch later this month of the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation on December 16 at 20:36 UTC. Launching from … More ››

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Aireon, FlightAware team with SITAONAIR to provide space-based ADS-B flight tracking

Aireon, FlightAware and SITAONAIR today announced a new partnership to provide SITAONAIR’s airline customers with Aireon’s space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) data. Starting in 2018, … More ››

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Aireon plans to exploit early polar gains

Aireon is planning to explore how the first deployment of Iridium NEXT satellites equipped with space-based ADS-B technology could help early adopters develop polar routes. … More ››

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