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FANS 1A – What is it and Why is it Important?

Aircraft that are flown internationally need to be sufficiently equipped to allow them to fly within airspace allocated to Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS).  The most highly used FANS airspace is over the North Atlantic Ocean between North America and Europe.  Currently there are approximately 1400 flights per day that use the North Atlantic Tracks [...]

By |2017-06-07T08:03:33+00:00June 7th, 2017|industry reports, NextGen|0 Comments

JANUARY 1, 2020 – WHY THIS DATE IS SO IMPORTANT?

What is ADS-B? Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS–B) is a surveillance technology in which an aircraft determines its position via satellite navigation and periodically broadcasts it, enabling it to be tracked. The information can be received by air traffic control ground stations as a replacement for secondary radar. As of January 1, 2020 all [...]

By |2017-05-21T16:31:24+00:00May 21st, 2017|industry reports, NextGen|0 Comments