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FAA Plans Evaluation of Space-Based ADS-B

10/10/2018

The FAA next year plans to begin an evaluation of satellite-aided surveillance of aircraft flying in the Caribbean region, including use of the Aireon space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) system. The agency expects several airlines will participate in the evaluation, which eventually could lead to reduced aircraft separations in FAA-controlled oceanic airspace.

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Aireon Names Denise Olmsted as General Counsel

09/18/2018

MCLEAN, Va. – September 18, 2018 – Aireon LLC, developer of the world’s first space-based global air traffic surveillance service has announced that Denise Olmsted recently joined Aireon as General Counsel. Olmsted will lead corporate governance, regulatory and compliance matters and international contracts for Aireon. “Denise is going to contribute immensely to Aireon as we transition into an operational service and beyond. With her international contracts expertise and familiarity with the aerospace industry, she will be a major asset to Aireon, expediting the customer onboarding and acquisition process.” said Don…

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Leonardo Signs MOU with Aireon to integrate space-based ADS-B data into its suite of automation products

09/10/2018

ROME, ITALY – September 10, 2018 – Leonardo has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Aireon LLC, developer of the world’s first space-based air traffic surveillance system. The MOU will allow Leonardo, which provides advanced Air Traffic Management (ATM) solutions for Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs), to integrate space-based Automatic Dependent Broadcast (ADS-B) data into its ‘LeadInSky’ ATM system. LeadInSky is Leonardo’s latest-generation Air Traffic Management (ATM) automation platform. It offers safer and more secure air traffic control via multi-level redundancies and disaster-recovery capabilities. This…

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