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Back to Basics: Your Quick Guide to Commonly Used Acronyms & Terms


In this blog series, ‘Back-to-Basics’, 1090 Global is breaking down the complexity of the AireonSM system into simpler terms. We know that not everyone is a satellite engineer or an air traffic controller, but it’s not ALL rocket science! We hope you enjoy this series as a beginner’s guide to the Aireon system, Iridium® NEXT satellites, ADS-B and more.

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On Your Six: Interview with Patrik Peters, President & CEO of International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Association


“On Your Six” is a blog series where we sit down with industry experts and leadership to gain their thoughts on the industry’s most pressing issues, trends and visions of the future. This month, we connected with Patrik Peters, the International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers’ Association’s President & CEO. We sat down with Mr. Peters to explore how the AireonSM system will impact Air Traffic Controllers across the globe.   (1) What does IFATCA view as the future of surveillance in the industry? When we talked about surveillance in…

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A Day In The Life: Michael Olsen


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. Aireon is embarking upon a journey to develop and deploy the most innovative aviation surveillance capability since Radar.  The engineers at Aireon and its…

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Safety Certification for Global Air Traffic Surveillance


Vinny Capezzuto, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering, Aireon Nathalie Dejace, Head of ATM/ANS and Aerodromes Department, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) What:  Safety Certification and Global Air Traffic Surveillance: EASA and Aireon’s Collaboration for Safety Approval of Space-based ADS-B When: Wednesday, March 7 1-2pm GMT +1 Where: Madrid, Spain – World ATM Congress – Aireon Spotlight Stage   Creating safer skies is a core component of Aireon’s founding mission. Because of this commitment, Aireon is working in collaboration with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to obtain…

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