Just six months remain for operators and owners of Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) aircraft to ensure their aircraft are fitted with Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) technology, which improves safety and efficiency, ahead of a fast approaching industry mandate.
Airservices Senior Advisor, Communications, Navigation and Surveillance, Bob Peake was awarded a Public Service Medal as part of the Queen’s Birthday celebrations for his outstanding public service to aviation safety.
Airservices has thanked aircraft operators who have fitted their aircraft with satellite technology that improves safety and efficiency ahead of mandates set by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).
Airservices will assess space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) as part of ongoing efforts by the air navigation service provider to look for ways to improve service and efficiency for its airline customers.
With the support of the aviation industry, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) introduced regulations that will ensure most passenger aircraft in Australia are fitted with satellite based navigation systems from May 2016.
December marks the 10th anniversary of Automatic Dependant Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) technology for the safe and efficient separation of aircraft in Australia’s airspace, predominantly in remote areas where there is no conventional radar coverage.
Airservices will share its preparations for Santa’s visit to Australia on Christmas Eve, with the 2014 launch of its dedicated Santa website and Facebook page earlier this week.
Manager East Coast Services North, Doug Scott at the annual Regional Aviation Association of Australia (RAAA) National Conference
Airservices today announced plans to install 13 new Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) ground stations to enhance its coverage of satellite-based air traffic surveillance in Australia’s airspace.
The Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) ground station at Broome, Western Australia. ADS-B enables aircraft to be accurately tracked by air traffic controllers and other pilots without the need for conventional radar.
ADS-B technology has brought Royal Flying Doctor Service increased safety and efficiency in remote airspace.
Airservices addressed the Australian helicopter industry about the future of air navigation surveillance at the Rotortech 2014 industry conference and exposition held between 24-25 May.
Airservices is urging all aircraft operators, including helicopters, to allow enough time to be fitted with new satellite-based technologies ahead of the 4 February 2016 mandate.
Two automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) antennas (short, white with three guide wires) atop a communications tower located on the Nullabor Plain.
Two automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) antennas (short, white with three guide wires on shorter aerial) atop a communications tower located at Woomera, SA.
Two automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) antennas (short, white with three guide wires) atop a communications tower located at Warburton.
A new era in air traffic surveillance has become reality with the first fitment mandate for ADS-B technology coming into effect today.
Airservices has commissioned new technology to enhance air traffic surveillance coverage for aircraft flying in Australian airspace.
Business jet operators and airlines are being urged to get fitted with Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) technology, with now less than a year until the deadline for mandatory fitment.
Airservices is now providing enhanced separation services to all aircraft fitted with Automatic Dependant Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B Out) technology operating outside of radar coverage.
Alliance Airlines has fitted automatic dependant surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) technology to four of its Fokker 100 aircraft operating in Western Australia, paving the way for the forward fitment to the remainder of its fleet.