ADS-B – ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’


A new report by the Flight Safety Foundation sings the praises of ADS-B technology. ADS-B is being introduced by many countries around the world as next-generation air traffic management systems are introduced.

Benefits Analysis of Space-Based ADS-B investigates the application of space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) networks to meet the predicted safety challenges of air traffic growth over the next 20 years.

The study also assesses how space-based ADS-B can enhance the world’s aviation network by introducing a near-real-time flight surveillance capability that provides 100 percent global coverage.

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