April 17, 2014

Space-based ADS-B Initial Launch in 2015

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[Avionics Today April 17, 2014] The initial launch of Space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is on track for early 2015, with the full 66 satellite constellation network scheduled for full deployment in 2019, said Jeff Cochrane, manager of Communication Navigation Service (CNS) Design for NAV Canada. Toronto Air Traffic Control tower. Photo, courtesy of Aireon. Cochrane gave a presentation on Aireon’s ongoing work on the launch of the first  global satellite-based...

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  • Latin America

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  • North America

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  • Asia-Pacific

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  • Middle East & Africa

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