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Ireland tapped to help track missing aircraft

Aireon, developer of the world’s first space-based ADS-B global air traffic surveillance system, said its Aircraft Locating and Emergency Response Tracking (Aireon ALERT) service will … More ››

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Global Aircraft Tracking: The Issues

The growing frustration with the speed of industry efforts to implement better aircraft tracking is understandable. 2014 will go down as the year that threw … More ››

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True Heading?

Was the reluctance of the airline industry to accelerate the deployment of global flight tracking solutions entirely predictable? Is it truly committed to a huge … More ››

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Tracing The Future

Steve Winter examines what issues UN aviation agency ICAO faced in assessing global tracking technologies following the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 In response … More ››

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McMillan joins Inmarsat as aviation safety chief

British satellite business Inmarsat has appointed Captain Mary I. McMillan as vice president, aviation safety and operational services. “The appointment of Captain Mary McMillan to … More ››

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First Aireon flight payload delivered

Aireon’s first flight payload for the system has been delivered by Harris for integration into Iridium NEXT satellites. This is the first of 81 ADS-B … More ››

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Aireon names Capezzuto as technology chief

Aireon LLC, developer and operator of the world’s first space-based global air traffic surveillance system, has appointed Vincent Capezzuto as chief technology oOfficer and vice … More ››

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Industry mulls real-time distress tracking

Global aviation is looking at ways to broadcast automatic alerts once an aircraft goes off course through an escalating series of triggered alarms. Speaking at … More ››

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Aireon launches emergency response tracking

Aireon, developer of the world’s first space-based ADS-B global air traffic surveillance system, is to develop a global emergency tracking solution that will be provided … More ››

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MH370 search switch result of global brainstorm

Air accident investigators searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have reached agreement on the aircraft’s most likely final resting place after refining analysis … More ››

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