What is ADS-B and How Does it Work?

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ADS-B stands for Automated Dependent Surveillance Broadcast and is part of the NextGen Air Traffic system, which has now installed across much of the U.S. An ADS-B transponder installed in your aircraft will transmit its altitude, airspeed and location to air traffic control ground stations via GPS signal. The FAA has required that all aircraft… Read more »

ADS-B. The System Is Up and Costs Are Going Down

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ADS-B Diagram

The FAA has mandated that by 2020 all aircraft flying in controlled airspace in the United States must be equipped with ADS-B or Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast equipment. ADS-B is a key part of the much anticipated NextGen Air Traffic System, which will rely on 21st century satellite tracking rather than 20th century radar. The ruling… Read more »