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A Key Step Towards a More Integrated System

11/18/2020

Having forged a milestone new partnership with the FAA which will see the agency explore innovative use cases for space-based ADS-B, Aireon is optimistic that the next round of FAA reauthorization legislation will include investment for integrating its signal with the air traffic system. “That’s certainly our expectation. I believe the work the FAA is doing would support that,” Aireon CEO Don Thoma told Runway Girl Network when asked if FAA reauthorization in 2023 might address such investment. “This is not just a one-time effort. This is an evolutionary step…

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New Separation Standard Permanently Adopted Over the North Atlantic

11/18/2020

Since the introduction of the Aireon Space Based ADS-B service in March 2019, NATS, NAV CANADA and NAV Portugal have been trialling the use of reduced separations standards – known as ASEPS or Advanced Surveillance-Enhanced Procedural Separation standards – for aircraft flying through oceanic airspace. Having real-time surveillance over the ocean for the first time has made it possible for air traffic controllers to safely reduce the longitudinal spacing between aircraft from 40 nautical miles down to just 14 nautical miles, allowing more aircraft to share the fastest, most environmentally…

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Aireon Announces Strategic Partnership with The Federal Aviation Administration for Space-Based ADS-B Data Exploration

11/12/2020

MCLEAN, VIRGINIA – November 12, 2020 – Aireon LLC (Aireon) announces a new partnership today with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to explore innovative uses of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) across the entire air traffic management spectrum using a global dataset. Under the agreement, in which L3Harris Technologies is the prime contractor, the FAA will have broad, intra-agency access to Aireon’s high fidelity, real-time air traffic surveillance data to support the FAA evaluation of a variety of applications, including validation and integration into air traffic control automation platforms, airspace…

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Aireon Expands Global Aviation Data Services

10/28/2020

MCLEAN, VIRGINIA – 28 October 2020 – Today, Aireon LLC (Aireon) announced the launch of three new commercial data products: AireonFLOW™, AireonINSIGHTS™ and AireonSTREAM™. These products aim to provide unique solutions to stakeholders in the aviation industry and beyond—significantly expanding the use cases of Aireon’s high-fidelity, Air Traffic Services (ATS) surveillance-grade data to a global audience.

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