NEWS & UPDATES

Getting Ready for a Space-Based Revolution

At the end of March, a revolution will begin in the skies over the North Atlantic, as for the first time in the history of air travel, earth orbiting satellites will be used to monitor and manage flights in near real-time.

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Aireon Signs Data Integration and Automation MOU with Atech

Atech to seamlessly integrate Aireon space-based ADS-B data into its SAGITARIO system

MCLEAN, Va. – November 7, 2018 – Aireon announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Atech Negocios em Tecnologias S/A, a company of the Embraer Group, and leading developer and provider of Air Traffic Control (ATC) automation platforms. This MOU begins the evaluation stage for Atech’s incorporation of Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) air traffic surveillance data into the SAGITARIO system, developed by Atech, in partnership with Brazil’s Department of Airspace Control (DECEA).

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FAA Plans Evaluation of Space-Based ADS-B

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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