April 8, 2015
Helicopter ADS-B Compliance Q&A With Bell Helicopter’s Catherine Ferrie
Woodrow Bellamy III
[Avionics Today 04-08-2015] Currently only 4 percent of helicopters registered in the U.S. fleet are equipped with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Out (ADS-B Out) transmitters, according to information released by Tim Shaver, manager of the FAA's avionics maintenance branch, during a Heli Expo forum on ADS-B equipage. Over the last several months, at industry events such as the 2015 Heli Expo, the FAA has been conducting outreach efforts to operators, holding forums and sponsoring projects...