Contracts

Aireon deployment continues with sixth launch

May 23, 2018 0

Aireon has announced the sixth successful launch and deployment of its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads, hosted by the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation. At 12:47:58 PM PDT (19:47:58 UTC) on May 22, a flight-proven SpaceX […]

Corporate

United Kingdom's NATS takes 10% Aireon stake

May 16, 2018 0

NATS has taken a US$69 million, 10 per cent stake in Aireon, developer of the world’s first space-based global air traffic surveillance system. Aireon and NATS made the announcement at a press conference on May 16 […]

Contracts

Italy's IDS, Aireon to explore ATFM integration

March 13, 2018 1

WATM2018 IDS Ingegneria Dei Sistemi, the independent Italian engineering and systems technology house is to explore how Aireon’s space-based ADS-B air traffic surveillance data can be integrated into its air traffic flow management product suite. The […]

Surveillance

Aireon deployment passes midway point

December 23, 2017 0

Aireon announced today the successful fourth launch and deployment of its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads hosted onboard the Iridium® NEXT satellite constellation. At 5:27 PM PST, a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted […]

Avionics

Third launch delivers 10 more Aireon payloads

October 9, 2017 0

Aireon announced today the successful launch and deployment of the third batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites, carrying its space-based automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) payloads. Conducted from Vandenberg Air Force Base with a SpaceX […]

Avionics

LVNL, Aireon to evaluate space-based ADS-B

July 27, 2017 0

Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL), the Dutch air navigation service provider (ANSP). LVNL operates the Amsterdam Flight Information Region (FIR), which extends above Dutch territory […]