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InFlight Labs touts autonomous tracking first

InFlight Labs has developed the first autonomous distressed aircraft tracking system that communicates via a satellite-to-aircraft link that is activated by ATC. The tamper-proof Smart GADSS system continuously tracks the … More ››

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Warranted Surveillance?

Dorothy Robyn and Kevin Neels present an economic perspective on space-based ADS-B technology. The decision earlier this year by aviation authorities to abandon the search … More ››

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Malaysia Airlines enlists SITAONAIR, Aireon and FlightAware for 100 per cent global flight tracking

Malaysia Airlines will be the first SITAONAIR airline customer to benefit from a revolutionary flight tracking partnership. Under the agreement, all Malaysia Airlines aircraft will … More ››

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NATS debuts 3D mode, radar-based tool

A new flight tracking app by UK air traffic control company NATS promises users a new perspective on the skies above Britain, featuring real UK … More ››

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EASA certifies first European underwater wreckage locator

European safety officials have handed over the ETSO (European Technical Standard Order) certificate to a German business that has developed the first Long Range Low Frequency Underwater … 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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SBB selected for Hawaiian’s new A321neos

Hawaiian Airlines (HAL) has selected Inmarsat’s next generation IP-based SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) platform for installation on its new Airbus A321neo fleet. Inmarsat’s SB-S service will deliver secure … 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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IAA completes space-based ADS-B SAT

Aireon has announced the successful completion of a service delivery point Site Acceptance Test (SAT) with the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA), Ireland’s air navigation service … More ››

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ADS-B Technologies fields promising ALAS trial

Globalstar and its partner, ADS-B Technologies, last month completed a NASA Langley Research Centre research flight with the Cirrus SR22 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) surrogate designed … More ››

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