Tag Archives: GADSS

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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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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ICAO urged to delay 15-min tracking mandate

UN aviation agency ICAO is being urged to put on hold a new 15-minute aircraft tracking standard tabled after Malaysia Airlines MH370 went missing in … More ››

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States back tracking performance standard

Member states of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have backed a new 15-minute aircraft tracking standard, during discussions among the over 850 participants to … 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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New global alert system to aid future QZ8501-type search effort

Calls for mandatory real-time flight tracking enabling an aircraft’s position to be known at all times are mounting following the loss of Indonesia AirAsia Flight … More ››

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IATA: no ‘silver bullet’ solution on tracking

Airlines across the world are to be tasked with ensuring their aircraft tracking capabilities are as good as practically possible and with closing any gaps … More ››

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On Track?

Exactly how airlines will be persuaded to comply with imminent industry proposals designed to improve aircraft tracking throughout the global fleet remains unclear, writes Aimée … 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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