Cheddar Media: Aireon Providing First Ever Global Traffic Surveillance Using Space-Based ADS-B

01/30/2020

The U.S. will start testing air traffic control systems that use satellite surveillance in March. Canada and the UK worked with Virginia-based Aireon to use new GPS data to track planes- beginning last year. The new tracking system is expected to be faster and more accurate than radar ground stations, which have monitoring limitations such as over oceans. Earlier today our very own Hope King spoke to Vincent Capezzuto, the CTO of Aireon. Take a look.

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