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European Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS) Webinar

With lives in peril, the expectations placed on Search and Rescue (SAR) organisations are extremely high. Their performance is largely dependent on the organisation of SAR services and the implementation of regional cooperation and collaboration. The implementation of new International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and European standards in support of the Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS) concept of operations will not only help to further enhance aviation safety, it will also provide an opportunity to review and enhance existing SAR procedures. EUROCONTROL hosted the European GADSS webinar series with the…

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GlobalBeacon Goes Live Ahead of ICAO Airline Flight Tracking Recommendations

GlobalBeacon, a solution from Aireon and FlightAware, is now providing global, real-time flight tracking to airlines ahead of implementation of ICAO standards and recommended practices for flight tracking

Aireon LLC and FlightAware today announced that GlobalBeaconSM is live and providing airlines with global flight tracking ahead of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System (GADSS) recommendations, which will be effective November 8, 2018. GlobalBeacon provides airlines with minute-by-minute global aircraft tracking for their aircraft at all times, anywhere in the world.

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Bangkok Airways Selects GlobalBeacon as GADSS Solution

Through GlobalBeacon, FlightAware® will Deliver Cost-Effective Aircraft Monitoring that Exceeds GADSS Requirements.

HOUSTON, April 18, 2018 (PRNewswire) — Bangkok Airways will deploy GlobalBeaconSM to improve passenger safety as part of The International Civil Aviation Authority’s (ICAO) Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System (GADSS) concept of operations. Under GADSS, which will be applicable starting on November 8th of this year, aircraft operators will be expected to track their aircraft during normal operations at a frequency of one position every 15 minutes. By January 2021, they will need to automatically receive once-per-minute positions for aircraft in distress.

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