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The Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong to Deploy Aireon’s Space-based ADS-B System

MCLEAN, VIRGINIA, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 – Aireon is pleased to announce that The Civil Aviation Department (CAD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong’s air navigation service provider (ANSP), has selected Aireon to provide space-based ADS-B for Air Traffic Service (ATS) surveillance services. CAD Hong Kong provides annual air traffic services for more than 400,000 aircraft landing and departing the Hong Kong International Airport, and manages overflights passing through the flight information region (FIR). Aireon will provide real-time space-based ADS-B air traffic position information to…

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AAI Completes Trials for Aircraft Surveillance Tech

India will soon make further forays into space-based technologies through an application for surveillance and safety by providing automatic and constant updates of aircraft location while flying over oceanic regions. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has successfully completed backup trials with the space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), used in all aircraft, technology that allows an aircraft to automatically send its location updates via satellites to air traffic controllers. Read Full Feature 

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