October 31, 2014
The Compromises of Equipage: GAMA, Industry Look for Effective GA ADS-B Options
Juliet Van Wagenen
[Avionics Today 10-31-2014] With the FAA’s Call to Action day just behind us and the administration making it clear that they won’t budge on the 2020 ADS-B Out mandate, General Aviation (GA) operators are on the lookout for easy, affordable equipage options. While many operators argue the technology is still too costly, industry alternatives are coming onto the market promising cheap, simple options. Garmin’s GDL 84 ADS-B solution in use on a GA aircraft. Photo: Garmin “We are...