ADSB and Aviation Cybersecurity: Should Passengers Be Concerned?

The data format of the transponder was created to help with ground-based radar systems in tracking and to identify aircraft en route. As its name suggests, ADSB takes the data coming in from the aircraft’s transponder (and related equipment such as a GPS position source) and aggregates it into a …

5 US Regulatory Changes That Could Shake Aviation Up in 2018

Although the deadlines have not yet occur, the FAA (and R&WI) spent a fair amount of time in 2017 talking about the agency’s 2018 mandate for flight data monitoring in air ambulance helicopters and, of course, the 2020 ADSB Out mandate. The deadlines aren’t being pushed back and it is time to …

Aireon Hitchhikes on Iridium to Track Airplanes

Instead of using expensive satcom or adding dedicated gear, Aireon listen to ADSB equipment already installed as part of international air traffic control modernization. But since ADSB was designed for aircraft-to-aircraft and aircraft-to-ground, Aireon had some challenges to overcome. Like the fact …

Vulcanair V1.0 Receives FAA Certification

While long certified in Europe, Vulcanair brought the V1.0 to last year’s EAA AirVenture show and promised that it would achieve FAA certification by the … Avionics include a Garmin G500 primary/multifunction display, GTN 650 GPS/com touchscreen navigator, GTX 33 mode-S transponder with ADSB …

End of the Line: Bizjets to Beer Cans

With the FAA mandate for ADSB equipage looming at the beginning of 2020, there is debate within the industry as to whether this added expense will precipitate a major retirement of elderly business aircraft, those whose diminished value and use would scarcely justify the cost of the upgrade.

Aireon(SM) System Deployment Passes Midway Point with Fourth Successful Launch

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 22, 2017 /CNW/ — Aireon announced today the successful fourth launch and deployment of its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADSB) payloads hosted onboard the Iridium® NEXT satellite constellation. At 5:27 PM PST, a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 …

SpaceX launch sparks UFO sightings

… with the Certus next-generation communications platform as well as the Aireon aircraft tracking and surveillance system. “In an historic first, this system will provide air traffic control organizations and aircraft operators that purchase the service with a real-time, global visibility of ADSB equipped aircraft …

SpaceX rocket mistaken for UFO, missile by spooked Californians

SpaceX has made four launches and expects to make several more to complete the job by mid-2018. “In a historic first, upon completion this system will provide air traffic control organizations and aircraft operators that purchase the service with real-time, global visibility of ADSB equipped aircraft”.

SpaceX rocket launch lights up the Southern California sky

Camera-wielding witnesses snapped photos and quickly posted them on social media, with many wondering if it was a UFO. … completion this system will provide air traffic control organizations and aircraft operators that purchase the service with real-time, global visibility of ADSB equipped aircraft.”.

Aireon space-based ADSB tracking exceeding SITAONAIR expectations

As more Iridium NEXT satellites are launched into low earth orbit to build out the full constellation – the next batch of 10 satellites is scheduled to ride on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on 22 December – flight tracking tests are already underway at SITAONAIR, which is using data from the current in-orbit …

Ilevil

This portable tool combines the latest in GPS, AHRS, ADSB, and Data Hi All, just a short post on the new panel built around the GRT 4000 Engine Monitoring System and the iLevil AW3. Portable ADSB receiver, AHRS and GPS solutions for iPad and Android. Yes. Portable ADSB receiver, AHRS and …

Levil brings BOM to market

The BOM retails online for $1,295 without an ADSB receiver, and $1,595 with ADSB In capability. … Enhancing Equipment (NORSEE) policy enacted in 2016, with strong support from AOPA, and joins a growing list of devices and equipment credited with contributing to the increased safety of general …

FAA certifies Garmin GDL 82

Garmin announced Dec. 21 that it has received FAA certification for its new GDL 82 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADSB) Out transceiver, the latest addition to the company’s line of certified ADSBsolutions. The GDL 82 is a small, lightweight Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) with a …

FAA To Filter Aircraft With Non-Performing ADSB Equipment

The FAA will implement a filter to prevent certain aircraft equipped with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADSB) Out transponders from … Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access “FAA To Filter Aircraft With Non-Performing ADSB Equipment”.

FAA To Block Erroneous ADSB Signals from Aircraft

Starting January 2, the FAA will implement a filter for certain ADSB equipped aircraft found to be broadcasting erroneous or improper information that could affect the safe provision of air traffic services. “Any aircraft subject to the filter will not have its ADSB information sent to an ATC facility nor will the …

Iridium launch to make history

Iridium Communications Inc. is making final preparations for its next launch. Iridium-4 is scheduled to lift off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, at 5:32 p.m. Pacific Standard Time Dec. 22. The backup launch date is Dec. 23. The company said the launch marks the midway point of its launch …

ITU to Improve Safety In-Flight by Tracking Aircraft with Satellite

The technical principals adopted by ITU support implementation of ADSB reception via satellite that would enhance surveillance of aircraft, particularly in areas where terrestrial receivers cannot practically be deployed, such as in oceanic, trans-polar and remote regions — and would be a major step in …

ITU adopts technical principals for satellite-based aircraft tracking

The principals are expected to help implement the reception of automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADSB) to improve surveillance of aircraft, … China Sea, ITU has undertaken activities to improve the tracking of in-flight aircraft using advanced information and communication technologies.

ITU adopts technical principles for enhanced global aircraft flight tracking through ‘Automatic …

Different aircraft automatic dependent surveillance systems have been standardised within the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), such as terrestrial automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADSB) and automatic dependent surveillance-contract (ADS-C). Aircraft automatic dependent …

Satnews Daily

The technical principals adopted by ITU support implementation of reception of ADSB via satellite that would enhance surveillance of aircraft, particularly in areas where terrestrial receivers cannot practically be deployed, such as in oceanic, trans-polar and remote regions – and would be a major step …

International Space Experts to Attend Embry-Riddle’s 4th Annual Space Traffic Management …

Topics include commercial space transportation and impacts on the National Airspace System; security issues; challenges and benefits of increasing small satellite constellations capacity; integrating satellite-based ADSB; communication standards for space traffic; government research needs; future …

ADSB: The Looming January 2020 Deadline

Have you installed yours yet? The January 2020 ADSB Out deadline is coming up fast for private jet owners.

Gulf Coast Avionics Completes Garmin ADSB Upgrade on Cessna 414A

Lakeland, FL (December 20, 2017) — Rick Garcia, President and CEO, Gulf Coast Avionics announced that the company has completed an extensive avionics upgrade on a Cessna 414A Chancellor pressurized twin. “The owner is probably general aviation’s leading authority on the Cessna 414-series …

Tick-Tock: ADSB Deadline Nears, Along With Installation Tears

Two years out from its mandate for aircraft to equip for ADSB Out position reporting, the FAA is grappling with a significant level of misinstalled avionics. And aircraft operators continue to delay upgrading their aircraft, presaging a rush to equip .

Skybeacon Installation Review

In the end though, we realized it would be easier for customers to simply work with the FAA’s better-known N-registration format.” Braun said a new version of the installer due out soon will eliminate any confusion. The app also offers a visual verification of what the ADSB is actually broadcasting once …

Skybeacon Installation Review

With the ADSB Out compliance date drawing ever closer, many pilots are still waiting for the big holiday deal on the technology they’ll need to meet the deadline. Not long after we ran a story on the Skybeacon wingtip ADSB Out solutions, uAvionix asked if we knew anyone with an experimental …

UN agency adopts new satellite tracking of in-flight aircraft to improve safety

Within the framework of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), different aircraft automatic dependent surveillance systems have been standardized, such as terrestrial automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADSB) and automatic dependent surveillance-contract (ADS-C).

GomSpace Secures Additional Contract with Aerial & Maritime Ltd.

18, 2017 /PRNewswire/KOREA IT TIMES- GomSpace A/S – a subsidiary of GomSpace Group AB (the “Company”) and Aerial & Maritime Ltd. (“A&M”) have … A&M is a global data provider and the company’s satellites will be capable of monitoring civilian aircraft and vessels based on reception of ADSB …

FAA-2017-1194

awareness, including position reports from aircraft not equipped with ADSB Out. TIS–B data may not provide as much information as could be received directly from an aircraft’s ADSB Out broadcast, because of the required data processing. The TIS–B signal is an advisory service that is not designed …

Skybeacon Installation Review

With the ADSB Out compliance date drawing ever closer, many pilots are still waiting for the big holiday deal on the technology they’ll need to meet the deadline. Not long after we ran a story on the Skybeacon wingtip ADSB Out solutions, uAvionix asked if we knew anyone with an experimental …

Adsb

Aug 31, 2010 As you’ve doubtless heard, Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast, or ADSB, long spoken of as the surveillance system of the future, is officially here. Recently the FlightAware Prostick Plus was released. Garmin offers the industry’s most comprehensive line of certified ADSB …

What Is ADSB and What Do Lenders and Lessors Need to Know About ADSB?

Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast, or ADSB, is a satellite-based tracking system that increases the safety of flight operations. The technology provides precise location information for aircraft, including coverage in remote areas (such as the Gulf of Mexico) that do not have radar coverage.

This Shadowy Testbed Jet Has Been Flying Missions With A False Registration For Months

The aircraft shows up on Flightaware.com and on ADSB flight trackers under this registration and it has been quite active over the last month and a half, flying between Tucson, Phoenix, Mojave, Holloman AFB, and NAS Point Mugu. The fact that it has been flying under this registration for at least four …

Things get critical for CubeSat teams

The review process evaluates the overall quality of the CubeSat design to confirm that it is suitable to meet the technical and programmatic … the CubeSat is fitted with an on-board ADSB receiver, to allow the student team to not only track aircraft, but also to characterise the reception of the signal from …

Pioneering ADSB Solutions

For years, we have been at the forefront of the design, development and manufacture of many of the industry’s most innovative ADSB solutions. Find out where we got our start in ADSB, along with many of the advanced features we created along the way.

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADSB)

Background: As demand for our nation’s airspace grows, NextGen technologies and procedures are making air travel safer and more efficient, with less impact on the environment. Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADSB) is a foundational NextGen technology that transforms aircraft …

China tests ADSB systems

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has conducted the first tests of the ADSB air traffic safety systems in China.

Hawaiian Sees Airbus A321neo as New ‘Competitive Weapon’

Hawaiian’s A321neo cockpit features Rockwell Collins avionics, including a digital low-range altimeter, ADSB-compliant transponders and new multi-mode receivers. The neo fleet being delivered to Hawaiian will also feature the avionics maker’s MultiScan ThreatTrack weather radar technology, which …

Czechoslovak Group acquires ELDIS Pardubice

ELDIS exports the radar technology to numerous countries, it says, providing primary and secondary surveillance systems, as well as Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADSB). CSG, meanwhile, holds a variety of industrial and commercial companies based in the Czech Republic and …

Japanese tech to make flying safer in India

It can also be combined with other surveillance systems, such as radar and ADSB (another form of communication system), to improve the total surveillance picture. MLAT applications will have a direct effect upon aerodrome operations, traffic synchronization, airspace user operations, and conflict …

BendixKing’s Latest ADSB Out Transponder is Ready for Installation on CitationJets

1, 2020, mandate requirements. The upgrade includes​_ two custom-designed KT 74 ADSB Out transponders, a new CNI 5000 panel overlay, and an optional GPS receiver and Wi-Fi module that provide ADSB In capability for free in-flight weather information. Installation of the KT 74 transponders and …

Improper use of holiday laser lights could pose threat to aviation safety

Laser projectors that shine festive displays on houses must be aimed at solid surfaces and not towards the sky. … LLC, an international joint venture deploying a space based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADSB) system that will expand air traffic surveillance to all regions of the globe.

Commercial Aircraft Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS) Global Market to grow at a …

The study covers geographic analysis that includes regions like Americas, APAC, EMEA and important players/vendors such as Honeywell International, ACSS, Rockwell Collins, and Garmin With n-number of tables and figures examining the Commercial Aircraft Airborne Collision Avoidance System, …

ACSS Collaborates To Demonstrate ADSB In in China

ACSS announced today the first successful in-flight ADSB In demonstrations in China using jets. The demonstrations were performed with three Airbus A321s on approach to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and were conducted in collaboration with the Civil Aviation Administration of China, …

UC10x Series of Transponders, ADSB & TABS Devices

Urban Canyon UC10x Series of Transponders, TABS, and ADSB Devices are the first designed specifically for the commercial unmanned air vehicle (UAV) market, where low cost and small size are at a premium.

Drone users face Casey Council crackdown with new law aimed at nuisance operators

CASEY Council has created an ambitious new law to help protect people from drone-related crime and nuisance — but the federal aviation authority … Mr Gibson said technology similar to automatic dependent surveillance — broadcast (ADSB), which is an aircraft surveillance technology that uses …

RAI Jets LLC Upgrades Historic Citation X With High-Speed Internet

The Citation X, one of the fastest civilian jets available for charter travel, joined RAI’s fleet in May 2017 and received FAA approval in August. RAI’s Citation X … This will fulfill the FAA requirement that aircraft operating in certain airspace must be equipped with ADSB by January 1, 2020. RAI is currently …

Measuring HF Signal Speeds In A DIY Coaxial Collinear Antenna

Air Traffic Controllers use Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADSB) as an alternative to secondary radar to track aircraft. The ADSB is transmitted by the aircraft and contains information such as GPS position, pressure, altitude, and callsign among other things at a 1090 MHz frequency, …

GAT Wins $32M Contract To Upgrade USAF Learjets

Wichita-based Global Aviation Technologies (GAT) has received the first of 19 U.S. Air Force Learjets that it will update with new avionics. The C-21As, which are the military version of Learjet 35A, will receive ADSBOut, FANS-1/A and electronic flight information systems so the aircraft can operate …

Global Amphibious Land Craft Market 2017: Marine Alutech, Textron, General Dynamics, GRSE …

Global Amphibious Land Craft Market 2017: Marine Alutech, Textron, General Dynamics, GRSE, ADSB … factors of the Amphibious Land Craft market based on present industry situations, market demands, business strategies adopted by Amphibious Land Craft market players and their growth scenario.

FreeFlight Systems Appoints Jen Amundsen as Regional Sales Manager for Western North America

These solutions deliver substantial safety, cost, environmental, and other benefits from the NextGen airspace transformation. Founded in 2001 and based in Texas, the company pioneered the first certified aviation WAAS/GPS receiver and the first rulecompliant UAT ADSB system. FreeFlight Systems …

One of Every Seven ADSB Out Installs Problematic

Nearly 14 percent, or 6,255, of the 45,257 U.S.-based aircraft currently equipped with ADSB Out avionics are not properly transmitting a signal, according to data from Duncan Aviation. While in some cases this is the result of improper hardware installations, in many cases it is caused by incorrect …

Student Experiments SOAR on NASA’s WB-57 High-Altitude Aircraft

And Embry Riddle Aeronautical University constructed a universal test bed to host their three experiments, which included a payload to study and better understand ADSB technology, Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast, a surveillance technology in which an aircraft determines its position …

Innovative Solutions & Support Partners with Triumph Group to Install Flat Panel Display Systems …

… fuel savings and reduced CO2 emissions and achieves 3 and 10 day MMEL approval all within minimum installation downtime. The FPDS offers scalable growth to satisfy operators’ demands today, as well as a platform for NextGen and SESAR requirements. The FPDS is CPDLC, RNP, ADSB In-Trail …

Global Aviation Technologies Updating US Air Force C-21As with ADSB, FANS 1/A, EFIS

Wichita, KS—December 4, 2017— Global Aviation Technologies (GAT) in Wichita has received the first of 19 C-21A jets—the military designation for Learjet 35A model—that it will be updating with new avionics, automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast, or ADSB, Future Air Navigation Systems or …

Global Aviation Technologies begins new USAF work in Wichita

Global Aviation Technologies in Wichita is ramping up its operations and hiring … ADSB (automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast), will be the …

Alumni, friends step up to support ‘life-changing’ aviation degree

CARBONDALE, Ill. — The Federal Aviation Administration handed down a mandate, and SIU aviation program alumni responded in 14 months with more than $250,000 in pledges toward installing Automatic Dependence Surveillance Broadcast (ADSB) transponders in 36 aircraft. “The alumni came …

Towards Navigation Safety for Autonomous Cars

(ADSB is a situational awareness system for collision avoidance, through which aircraft share their positions with Air Traffic Control and with other aircraft.) GNSS/INS navigation systems, which are extensively used in safety-critical aircraft navigation, are also being investigated for HAVs. overall safety …

Air Kyrgyzstan suspends ops after only plane grounded

Air Kyrgyzstan (QH, Bishkek) has suspended operations after its only active aircraft, B737-500 EX-37501 (msn 26419), suffered a bird strike and has not flown since October 26 according to ch-aviation analysis of FlightRadar24 ADSB data. In an interview with Russia’s Sputnik, airline Chief Executive …

Airbus Invests In Maker Of ADSB For UAVs

Airbus’ venture capital investments in the unmanned aircraft industry are continuing with the company taking a stake in uAvionix, a Montana-based startup … an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access “Airbus Invests In Maker Of ADSB For UAVs”.

40% of US Business Aircraft Fleet Won’t Meet ADSB Out Deadline

Forty percent of the U.S. business airplane fleet will not meet the Jan. 1, 2020 deadline for ADSB Out, Duncan Aviation president Aaron Hilkeman said last week at the Corporate Jet Investor Miami conference. To achieve 100 percent compliance within the next 25 months, the current ADSB installation …

ADSB Out ‘Non-Complying Emitters’ Occupy FAA

Two years out from its 2020 mandate to equip for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast “Out” (ADSBOut) position reporting, the FAA is …

PH, Singapore to Inaugurate Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast Project in Palawan.

The ADSB is a surveillance technology that allows an aircraft to determine its position via satellite navigation and periodically broadcasts it, enabling it to be tracked. An aircraft equipped with ADSB can broadcast useful information such as their identities, positions, altitudes, and velocities twice every …

Lufthansa Technik Gets STC for A320 ADSB

“The modification can be carried out over three independent night stops, which avoids long ground times and high costs.” Airlines have been granted an “exemption” from the FAA’s 2020 ADSB mandate. But the agency explained last month during Avionics for NextGen that some may be misinterpreting …

Lufthansa Technik Receives Approval for Transponder Modification for Airbus A320 Family

Lufthansa Technik AG has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for modifications on the Airbus A320 Family aircraft to fit them with second-generation “Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast” (ADSB) transponders. Completion of this modern airspace surveillance technology …

Lufthansa Technik Gets A320 ADSB STC, Eyes More Models

Operators in Europe face a June 7, 2020, deadline to have ADSB retrofitted. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) required ADSB capability on newly delivered aircraft starting in January 2015. In the U.S. FAA’s deadline is January 1, 2020. Australia has ADSB in place, and foreign operators …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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