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Airbus debuts new fixed, deployable recorders

Airbus is to implement new fixed and deployable flight recorders for Airbus’ aircraft programmes, in collaboration with L3 Technologies. The new devices will come in … More ››

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Rockwell Collins, Airbus introduce first ‘self-reporting’ flight tracking solution for A350 XWB

Rockwell Collins has teamed with Airbus to introduce a new onboard aircraft tracking solution. The solution monitors aircraft information to detect and alert when abnormal flight … More ››

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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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