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Back to Basics (Part 3): ADS-B Data – Not Your Average Aviation Data Set


For the third installment of our “Back-to-Basics” blog series, 1090 Global is exploring the “ins and outs” of Aireon’s analytical ADS-B data. If you read our first two posts, you learned how the system works, and how the data travels from point A to point B.  Now it’s time to understand what differentiates Aireon’s data from today’s available data sets, and how it will greatly impact the global aviation community.

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Back-to-Basics (Part 2): All Things Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)


For the second installment of our ‘Back-to-Basics’ blog series, 1090 Global is diving deeper into the inner workings of Aireon’s technology.  At the core of the Aireon system is a technology called ADS-B which, in addition to being at the cutting-edge of aviation surveillance and aircraft tracking, is the foundation of every Aireon Hosted Payload (AHP). In the blog below, we take a deeper dive into how ADS-B works, the payload design and how the Aireon data travels from an aircraft to its final destination. As you may have read…

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Pre-registration for AireonALERT℠ is HERE!


Aireon ALERT will be the only free service providing global coverage and GPS location and real-time tracking data to assist rescue coordination centers in emergency situations. Through a 24/7 communications facility, operated by the IAA at its North Atlantic Communications Centre in Ballygirreen, County Clare, Ireland, Aireon ALERT will make it possible to precisely query the location and flight track of any ADS-B equipped aircraft flying in distress.

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A Day In The Life: Kerry Davis


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.

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