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Q&A with Dr. Michael Garcia, Director of Systems Engineering at Aireon

With nearly a third of Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads already active in orbit, and with several successful flight tests under its belt, Aireon is well on its way to bringing the first truly global aircraft tracking and surveillance system to fruition.  Recently, Aireon’s Director of System Engineering, Dr. Mike Garcia took some time to answer a few questions about how the AireonSM system works, and how well it is functioning (Spoiler Alert: In many ways, even better than expected!): Q: The Aireon payload is designed to pick…

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A Day In The Life: Dennis Yaeger

Learn more about Aireon from the Aireon team themselves. This series, “A Day in The Life,” will allow the Aireon team to speak first-hand about their experiences, views, and future outlook on space-based ADS-B.  Aireon is proud of our extraordinary team of experts and aim to highlight them in this blog series. We hope you enjoy meeting the Aireon team and further understand our strong commitment to aviation. I graduated from Gonzaga University back before they were known as a basketball power.  I eventually went to work at Boeing, following in my…

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On Your Six: Interview with Ben Girard, NAV CANADA Assistant Vice President of Operational Support – Program Implementation

Last month we introduced a new blog series, “On Your Six”, where we sit down with aviation industry experts and leadership to gain their thoughts on the industry’s most pressing issues, trends and visions of the future. For our second “On Your Six”, Aireon connected with Ben Girard, NAV CANADA’s Assistant Vice President of Operational Support, Program Implementation and Space-Based ADS-B. We sat down with Mr. Girard to see how NAV CANADA is preparing for the upcoming implementation of space-based ADS-B. Aireon 1090 Global: As a founding partner of Aireon,…

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A Day In The Life: Seth Allyn

Learn more about Aireon from the Aireon team themselves. This series, “A Day in The Life,” will allow the Aireon team to speak first-hand about their experiences, views, and future outlook on space-based ADS-B.  Aireon is proud of our extraordinary team of experts and aim to highlight them in this blog series. We hope you enjoy meeting the Aireon team and further understand our strong commitment to aviation. My name is Seth Allyn, and I joined Aireon in March 2017 as the Corporate Controller.  I am originally from Upstate New York and…

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