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Aireon Goes Live! North Atlantic Trials Mark New Chapter for Aviation

Aireon, the first ever real-time, global air traffic surveillance system, is now fully operational and in trial use over the North Atlantic. This historic milestone ushers in a new era of safety and efficiency that will revolutionise the way people fly as, for the first time, air traffic controllers will have real-time data on the position of aircraft anywhere in the world – including previously unsurveilled airspace. Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) system provides real-time air traffic surveillance and tracking to 100 per cent of ADS-B equipped aircraft…

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

Leonardo will integrate data from Aireon into its ‘LeadInSky’ ATM solution, facilitating the deployment of space-based ADS–B data

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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NATS takes equity stake in Aireon to help accelerate technology revolution in global aviation surveillance

MCLEAN, Va. – May 16, 2018 – The UK air traffic management service provider, NATS, has announced it has invested in Aireon, the company pioneering a space-based air traffic surveillance service set to revolutionise the aviation industry. Through a network of 66 low earth orbiting Iridium® NEXT satellites, AireonSM will monitor the location of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipped aircraft flying anywhere in the world, transforming the way air traffic control services are provided. The service will offer global air traffic surveillance of aircraft. This means that oceans and remote…

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