Tag Archives: ADS-C

WATM: Iris deliver i4D comms vision

World ATM Congress, 2016 SESAR members together with partners and the European Space Agency’s Iris Precursor have carried out a joint flight trial, successfully demonstrating … More ››

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First Mover

Does Aireon’s pioneering space-based ADS-B technology create a problem for UN aviation agency ICAO? The green light signalled by the World Radiocommunication Conference to protect … More ››

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Flight tracking equipage gaps – ADS-B or C?

Philip Clinch argues that the ITU approval of rules to expand up to satellite altitude the protection of the 1090 MHz spectrum used by aircraft … More ››

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Off Track?

August is historically a quiet month for meetings. Not so at global aviation’s sovereign body ICAO where a summer of furious activity sadly yielded negligible … More ››

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ICAO documenting progress on flight tracking

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has launched a new centralised online information area for aircraft tracking developments. The new aircraft tracking information area, available … More ››

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Inmarsat triumphs in oceanic flight tracking trials

UK satellite business Inmarsat has finalised an important safety evaluation alongside Airservices Australia. The evaluation assessed improved flight tracking services on commercial airline flights operated … More ››

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Pacific receives ADS-C tracking boost

Australian, New  Zealand and US air traffic controllers have now been using existing Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C) technology to track aircraft across the Pacific Ocean … More ››

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Avinor implements new North Atlantic system

Norway’s Avinor has deployed a new air traffic management system to handle increasing en route traffic in the North Atlantic. Avinor has experienced a strong … More ››

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Australia proves 14-min tracking concept

Australia has become one of the first countries in the world to comply with an international requirement to more closely track all suitably equipped flights … More ››

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SwiftBroadband Safety makes maiden flight

Hawaiian Airlines has become the first commercial airline to fly with UK satellite business Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety service on its Boeing 767-300 fleet, after the … More ››

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