Avionics

GA pilots applaud return of ADS-B rebate

October 15, 2018 0

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has welcomed the return of the Federal Aviation Administration’s financial incentive for aircraft operators to get new ADS-B avionics installed before the January 1, 2020, deadline. The agency has […]

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Australia’s CASA plans lower cost ADS-B

September 21, 2018 0

Australian aviation regulator CASA will be developing rule changes aimed at making it cheaper and easier for aircraft flying under visual flight rules to voluntarily use automatic dependent surveillance—broadcast (ADS-B) technology. While all instrument flight […]

Avionics

Wingtip ADS-B solution secures FAA nod

September 5, 2018 0

uAvionix has received a Technical Standard Order Authorization (TSOA) for its skyBeacon wingtip-mounted ADS-B OUT solution from the US Federal Aviation Administration. The skyBeacon integrated solution consists of a total of five (5) TSOs: DS-B (TSO-C154c, […]

Avionics

Inmarsat, ESA complete major Iris milestone

July 19, 2018 0

Inmarsat and the European Space Agency (ESA), have completed the first test flight using the world’s most advanced aviation satellite technology for their Iris programme in support of European air traffic modernisation. The evaluation is […]

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Airbus targets FANS-C certification by year-end

July 18, 2018 0

European airframer Airbus is to demonstrate new FANS-C navigation capability for Airbus-led SESAR project. An Airbus-led project to demonstrate the sharing of an aircraft’s predicted trajectory data with air traffic control will begin its operational […]

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Brussels signals U-turn on ADS-B equipage

July 10, 2018 0

The European Commission admits it will allow ‘reasonable, justified’ exemptions for ADS-B retrofits after previously ruling that all airspace users had to be compliant by 7 June 2020 in order to continue flying through European […]