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A Day In The Life: Yogi Sharma

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 preface my professional background summary with a quote from Bruce Lee: “Empty your mind.  Be formless, shapeless like water […] Be water my…

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What is it like to attend a SpaceX launch?

Seeing a SpaceX launch first hand is one of the most miraculous experiences I’ve had in my lifetime. To see all the hard work that went behind planning and building the AireonSM payloads, and Iridium® NEXT satellites being sent into orbit, is quite the rewarding feeling. I had the privilege of attending the 4th Iridium NEXT launch on December 22nd, 2017, which created quite the buzz on the internet. Something about this launch was special, because the sun was setting and the sky was clear. You could see almost every…

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A Day In The Life: Ana Persiani

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 Ana Persiani and I am the Regional Director of Latin America and Caribbean for Aireon. I’ve been in the aviation industry…

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FAA and NAV CANADA Flight Tests Further Validate Aireon’s Space-Based ADS-B System

Total of 101,517 ADS-B Messages Received by AireonSM Payloads During FAA and NAV CANADA Flight Tests in the New York Oceanic and Edmonton FIRs Aireon is thrilled to share results from two successful flight tests partnered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and NAV CANADA, as part of an effort to validate the effectiveness of the satellite-based global Aireon system. The FAA test flight departed out of the William J. Hughes Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The WJH Technical Center is a leader in modernizing aviation technology and…

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