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Westwind selects L3’s Lynx NGT-9000 for the ADS-B Solution

Westwind selects L3’s Lynx NGT-9000 for the  ADS-B Solution

L3 Aviation Products announced today that the Lynx® NGT-9000 has been selected by Westwind Helicopters as the ADS-B solution for its Bell 407 transport helicopters operating onshore and offshore in the Gulf of Mexico to support oil & gas operations. Installations of the Lynx units are underway, ahead of the 2020 ADS-B mandate. In addition,… Read more »

Source: L3 Aviation Products, 14-Mar-17

Vector Aerospace certifies ADS-B upgrade

Vector Aerospace certifies ADS-B upgrade

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has recently received approval from the European and United States airworthiness authorities for its ADS-B solutions offered for Part 27 and Part 29 rotorcraft.  In December 2016, Vector received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) supplemental type certificate (STC) approval for… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 08-Mar-17

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Vector Aerospace expands FAA-approved ADS-B STC upgrade

Vector Aerospace expands FAA-approved ADS-B STC upgrade

Vector Aerospace, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval to extend its ADS-B solutions to cover the Airbus Helicopters H120/EC120, H125/AS350, H130/EC130 and H135/EC135 series, with operators able to choose from either the L3 Lynx NGT-9000 or Garmin GTX-345… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 20-Jan-17

Garmin® receives FAA installation approval for ADS-B transponders

Garmin® receives FAA installation approval for ADS-B transponders

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the installation of the GTX 345 ADS-B In/Out and GTX 335 ADS-B Out transponders in an Approved Model List (AML) of Part 27 helicopters. The GTX 345/335 include Extended Squitter… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 18-Nov-16

Aspen Latest Software Upgrade Now Certified

Aspen Latest Software Upgrade Now Certified

Aspen Avionics announced today that FAA certification has been received for its latest software upgrade to include several additional ADS-B display features on its Evolution 500/1000 multi-function display (MFD).  The latest software upgrade includes textual METARS information to be displayed on the MFD which provides an intuitive display of subscription-free weather data in an easy-to-read… Read more »

Source: Aspen Avionics, 09-Nov-16

Helicopters excluded from FAA ADS-B rebate offer

Helicopters excluded from FAA ADS-B rebate offer

HAI President and CEO Matthew S. Zuccaro has expressed disappointment at helicopters’ exclusion from a new FAA incentive for general aviation (GA) aircraft owners to equip aircraft with ADS-B technology. He called the exclusion “counter to the reality that the helicopter industry is the GA segment to first embrace ADS-B technology and continues to support… Read more »

Source: HAI, 14-Jun-16

FAA certifies Vector ADS-B solution for AS332, AW139 and S76

FAA certifies Vector ADS-B solution for AS332, AW139 and S76

Vector Aerospace has announced that it has received FAA supplemental type certificate approval for a new ADS-B solution which is applicable for installation on the Airbus Helicopters AS332, Leonardo-Finmeccanica AW139 and Sikorsky S-76 series of helicopters. The new ADB-S In/Out retrofit upgrade (FAA STC # SR02473AK) features an intuitive, panel-mounted touchscreen transponder which replaces the aircraft’s existing transponder. … Read more »

Source: Vector, 08-Jun-16

FAA incentivises GA owners to equip with ADS-B

FAA incentivises GA owners to equip with ADS-B

Today on a national press call, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Deputy Administrator Michael G. Whitaker announced a $500 rebate incentive for General Aviation (GA) aircraft owners who equip their aircraft with required avionics technology.  Accelerating compliance is critical to ensuring that pilots, manufacturers, and retail facilities have adequate time and capacity to equip… Read more »

Source: FAA, 07-Jun-16

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FreeFlight Systems and Peregrine obtain ADS-B AML STC for Part 27 rotorcraft

FreeFlight Systems and Peregrine obtain ADS-B AML STC for Part 27 rotorcraft

NextGen avionics leader FreeFlight Systems announced today that the Company has obtained an ADS-B AML STC for Part 27 rotorcraft. FreeFlight’s RANGR series offers a range of fully-featured, TSO certified ADS-B solutions. The Company selected Peregrine to perform engineering services due to their extensive background in ADS-B efforts and credible reputation in the aerospace industry…. Read more »

Source: FreeFlight Systems, 10-Mar-16

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Vector introduces ADS-B Out solution for AW139

Vector introduces ADS-B Out solution for AW139

Vector Aerospace (www.vectoraerospace.com), a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is pleased to announce that it is in the process of developing a new FAA-certified ADS-B Out solution for the popular Finmeccanica Helicopters AW139 medium twin rotorcraft. Vector’s ADS-B Out solution for the AW139 utilizes an L-3 Avionics Systems Lynx… Read more »

Source: Vector Aerospace, 29-Feb-16

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Garmin launches pair of ADS-B transponders

Garmin launches pair of ADS-B transponders

We are excited to announce the GTX 345 and GTX 335 all-in-one ADS-B transponders designed to provide a simple upgrade path for thousands of aircraft worldwide. These next generation transponders include Extended Squitter (ES) ADS-B Out with options for built-in WAAS, as well as dual-link ADS-B In. The GTX 345/335 integrate on a wide variety… Read more »

Source: Gramin, 10-Feb-16

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Aspen Evolution Displays now approved with L-3 Lynx ADS-B

Aspen Evolution Displays now approved with L-3 Lynx ADS-B

Aspen Avionics announced today it has received FAA certification for its ADS-B integrated solution that interfaces Aspen’s Evolution™ primary and multi-function displays with L-3’s Lynx® NGT-9000 and NGT-2500 systems. The interface includes the display of ADS-B weather and traffic data from either the NGT-9000 transponder model or the NGT-2500 remote UAT box, onto the Aspen… Read more »

Source: Aspen Avionics, 19-Nov-15

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Aspen Avionics and L-3 Join Forces to Offer More ADS-B Options

Aspen Avionics and L-3 Join Forces to Offer More ADS-B Options

Aspen Avionics (Hangar B, booth 2145) announced today an agreement between L-3 and Aspen to offer an integrated system that includes the Aspen primary and multi-function displays and L-3’s Lynx® NGT-9000 MultiLink Surveillance System. Demonstrations of the integrated display system are available in the Aspen Avionics booth and in the L-3 booth (Hangar C, booth… Read more »

Source: Aspen Avionics, 23-Jul-15

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Garmin introduces Three New Products and Adds New Capabilities

Garmin introduces Three New Products and Adds New Capabilities

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GPS 20A, an ADS-B Out compliant WAAS GPS position source for experimental amateur-built (EAB) and light sport aircraft (LSA). For experimental aircraft owners that already have a Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder such as the GTX 23ES, the non-certified GSP 20A… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 20-Jul-15

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CMD AML STC Paves Way for ADS-B Aircraft Installations

CMD AML STC Paves Way for ADS-B Aircraft Installations

CMD Flight Solutions’ recent FAA approval for an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) provides aircraft operators with an expanded certification path. The solution includes the installation of Universal Avionics SBAS-Flight Management System (FMS) and Rockwell Collins TDR-94(D) Mode S Transponders. This comes at an opportune time to… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 17-Jul-15

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Garmin introduces D2 Bravo watch with sophisticated aviation features

Garmin introduces D2 Bravo watch with sophisticated aviation features

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today introduced D2 Bravo, a next-generation aviator watch that combines practical functionality and sophisticated design to bring pilots and aviation enthusiasts a premium GPS watch. D2 Bravo incorporates Garmin’s signature direct-to and nearest airport navigation features, complete with a worldwide aviation navigation database. New and… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 17-Jun-15

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Universal Avionics incentivizes customers for ADS-B upgrade

Universal Avionics incentivizes customers for ADS-B upgrade

Universal Avionics is offering aircraft operators two new upgrade incentive programs for the SBAS-Flight Management System (FMS) and UniLink UL-800/801 Communications Management Unit (CMU). The programs are designed to help operators follow the path to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out and Link 2000+/Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) compliance. Mandates for both are set to happen… Read more »

Source: Universal Avionics, 20-May-15

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FreeFlight Systems Joins ForeFlight Connect Program

FreeFlight Systems Joins ForeFlight Connect Program

FreeFlight Systems announced today that the Company’s certified ADS-B In systems have joined the ForeFlight Connect program. For the first time, the leading ADS-B app and the popular ADS-B solution are collaborating to deliver the highest quality customer experience available. ForeFlight will be working with FreeFlight towards support of the certified RANGR equipment. Through this… Read more »

Source: FreeFlight Systems, 23-Apr-15

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Stratus Transponder Gives Pilots ADS-B Out Option Like No Other

Stratus Transponder Gives Pilots ADS-B Out Option Like No Other

Stratus ESG, a 1090 Extended Squitter (ES) all-in-one ADS-B Out solution with certified WAAS GPS, was introduced today at the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Convention. At the price of $3,490, which includes the transponder, GPS antenna and install kit, Stratus ESG is the industry’s most affordable panel-mounted 1090ES transponder with a built-in WAAS GPS. Stratus… Read more »

Source: Appareo, 21-Apr-15

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Aspen Reduces Pricing on Single-Band ADS-B Transceivers

Aspen Reduces Pricing on Single-Band ADS-B Transceivers

Aspen Avionics (Hangar B) today announced a price reduction on its single-band ATX100 and ATX100G transceivers. Originally priced at $3,995, the ATX100 now lists for $2,645. The recently certified ATX100G price has also been reduced to $3,495 from $4,995. “We understand there are many ADS-B options available. These price reductions align with our philosophy of… Read more »

Source: Aspen, 21-Apr-15

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Garmin® Enhances New and Existing G500 and G600 Glass Flight Display Systems

Garmin® Enhances New and Existing G500 and G600 Glass Flight Display Systems

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced enhanced capability and an expanded feature set for the G500/G600 glass flight display systems. Pilots will experience a faster, more responsive and modernized mapping display, complete with a number of enhancements that bring new capabilities to these flight displays. In addition to a… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 16-Apr-15

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Becker Avionics Attends AeroExpo in Mexico

Becker Avionics Attends AeroExpo in Mexico

Becker Avionics is proud to announce they will be attending the AeroExpo tradeshow this week in Toluca, Mexico. Becker will be displaying product information on their popular state-of-the-art DVCS Digital Audio system, the Polycon Wireless Intercom system and their new ATLASS ADS-B flight and ground vehicle tracking system. AeroExpo takes place March 19-21 at the… Read more »

Source: Becker, 20-Mar-15

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Aspen Avionics’ Single-Band ADS-B ATX100G Transceiver Receives FAA Certification

Aspen Avionics’ Single-Band ADS-B ATX100G Transceiver Receives FAA Certification

Aspen Avionics announced today it has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for the ATX100G transceiver. Deliveries begin immediately. “Aspen designs products to work with what aircraft owners already have in their panels. Our NextGen, single-band transceivers provide an easy and cost-effective way for pilots to meet the upcoming ADS-B Out mandate in 2020,” said… Read more »

Source: Aspen, 17-Mar-15

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Garmin® Unveils Vantage, the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Line of ADS-B Solutions

Garmin® Unveils Vantage, the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Line of ADS-B Solutions

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today unveiled Garmin Vantage, a family of existing Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solutions designed to exceed the needs of aircraft owners and operators around the world. These ADS-B solutions serve a diverse number of aircraft and their operators, including experimental, general aviation, helicopter, business and… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 13-Mar-15

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Garmin Introduces Helicopter-Specific ADS-B Solutions

Garmin Introduces Helicopter-Specific ADS-B Solutions

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 84H and GDL 88H Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) datalink. Helicopter owners and operators are offered added safety benefits with the GDL 84H and GDL 88H, which meet equipage requirements for ADS-B Out while receiving ADS-B In traffic and weather on a… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 27-Feb-15

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Guidance Aviation Exhibiting at HAI’s Helicopter Career Fair

Guidance Aviation Exhibiting at HAI’s Helicopter Career Fair

Guidance Aviation hired 60 professionals in the last 12 months (02/14 – 02/15) – that’s just over one job created each week by the primary helicopter flight training institution. To support its growth, Guidance Aviation will be attending Helicopter Association International’s Helicopter Industry Career Fair at HELI-EXPO 2015 in Orlando, Florida. The organization will be… Read more »

Source: GA, 26-Feb-15

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Becker Avionics Introduces NEW ADS-B Air & Ground Tracking System

Becker Avionics Introduces NEW ADS-B Air & Ground Tracking System

Becker Avionics International is pleased to announce the introduction of a new ADS-B based tracking and surveillance system for flight and ground operations. The system is called ATLASS, short for ADS-B Traffic Localization and Surveillance System.   ATLASS is a state-of-the-art, stand-alone ADS-B traffic monitoring system that provides a recognized air and ground situational awareness picture. This… Read more »

Source: Becker Avionics, 23-Feb-15

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L-3 Officially Launches Its Lynx® Line of ADS-B Products

L-3 Officially Launches Its Lynx® Line of ADS-B Products

L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) today officially launched its Lynx® MultiLink Surveillance System (MSS) line of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) products. The company also announced that it has submitted for Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization for the Lynx® NGT-9000, one of several models in the new line. Complete details on the Lynx family of products,… Read more »

Source: L3, 16-Feb-15

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HAI Hosts Industry-Government Forum on Critical Issues

HAI Hosts Industry-Government Forum on Critical Issues

On Wednesday, January 28, HAI hosted a gathering of vertical lift industry representatives and government aviation officials to discuss a number of issues critical to the industry. More than 75 people gathered from across the country while more than 165 participated via a live streaming internet feed. The morning began with an overview of a… Read more »

Source: HAI, 30-Jan-15

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GA groups urge FAA to lower barriers to ADS-B

GA groups urge FAA to lower barriers to ADS-B

ADS-B is a cornerstone of the FAA’s effort to modernize the air traffic system. ADS-B Out uses specialized GPS equipment installed in each aircraft to identify the aircraft’s location and automatically report it to ground stations and other aircraft. ADS-B In, which is not part of the FAA’s mandate, provides that information along with other… Read more »

Source: AOPA, 26-Jan-15

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Paradigm Aerospace completes ADS-B Out certification on EC135

Paradigm Aerospace completes ADS-B Out certification on EC135

PAC International, a Metro Aviation company, completed the installation of a Garmin GTX-330ES extended squitter transponder system in an Airbus EC135 helicopter in December 2014 and received certification for the ADS-B Out in Jan 2015. The EMS configured helicopter is owned by Metro Aviation, Shreveport LA, and operated by PENNSTAR FLIGHT, Hospital of the University… Read more »

Source: Metro Aviation, 22-Jan-15

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Garmin details ADS-B Out Benefits and Incentives

Garmin details ADS-B Out Benefits and Incentives

Over the next two decades, the FAA is predicting a steady growth in air travel and to better prepare for the forecasted increase, an overhaul of the national airspace system is warranted. Older generation technology such as radar-based air traffic surveillance and navigation by reference to land-based navigational aids simply cannot sustain the anticipated air… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 19-Jan-15

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Garmin introduces New Cost-Effective ADS-B Solution for GA

Garmin introduces New Cost-Effective ADS-B Solution for GA

Business Wire — Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GDL 84 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) datalink, which is the latest addition to Garmin’s comprehensive lineup of certified ADS-B solutions. The GDL 84 provides an all-inclusive, minimally intrusive solution for aircraft owners looking to satisfy the requirements of NextGen,… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 29-Oct-14

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FAA Calls on the Aviation Industry to Equip with ADS-B

FAA Calls on the Aviation Industry to Equip with ADS-B

Federal Aviation Administration Deputy Administrator Mike Whitaker announced to a group of aviation leaders at the NextGen Institute today that the FAA will hold a “Call to Action” summit to engage the aviation industry in meeting the January 1, 2020 deadline to equip aircraft with new avionics technology. The all-day session will be held on… Read more »

Source: FAA, 19-Sep-14

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ADS-B and Your Aircraft: When will you equip?

ADS-B and Your Aircraft: When will you equip?

The benefits of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) are here and as the FAA has recently made it clear, the ADS-B equipment mandate is not in jeopardy of missing the 2020 deadline. With the construction of the ADS-B network of ground stations completed, the benefits of complying with ADS-B are available today and we can take… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 08-Jul-14

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EASA Certifies Sikorsky S-92 AMS 8.0 and ADS-B Out

EASA Certifies Sikorsky S-92 AMS 8.0 and ADS-B Out

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) of enhanced functionality for the S-92® helicopter. The announcement was made at both the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibit (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, and at the ILA Berlin exhibition in Germany. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp…. Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 21-May-14

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Brazil approves DAC International ADS-B Out solution for S76

Brazil approves DAC International ADS-B Out solution for S76

DAC International, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that the Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil (ANAC) in Brazil has approved its supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Trig Avionics TT22 transponder with the FreeFlight Systems 1201 WAAS/GPS sensor for ADS-B Out compliance for use with the Sikorsky S-76 A/B/C models. The TSO-certified 1201 GPS/WAAS Sensor… Read more »

Source: DAC International, 08-May-14

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FreeFlight Systems announces STC for ADS-B Out solution for S76

FreeFlight Systems announces STC for ADS-B Out solution for S76

FreeFlight Systems announced today FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for a 1090ES ADS-B Out solution for all Sikorsky S-76A/B/C model helicopters. Developed with Peregrine Avionics and DAC International, the STC enables rapid and highly cost-effective installation of a fully rule-compliant ADS-B Out system in S-76 rotorcraft. Comprising a high-integrity GPS WAAS position source and… Read more »

Source: FreeFlight Systems, 17-Mar-14

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FreeFlight Systems & UND Granted Certification For First Rule-Compliant ADS-B Transceiver

FreeFlight Systems & UND Granted Certification For First Rule-Compliant ADS-B Transceiver

FreeFlight Systems and the University of North Dakota (UND) announced today the FAA Supplemental Type Certificate approval (STC) for the first rule–compliant 978 MHz ADS-B In/Out Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) for rotorcraft. Certified in the Bell 206B Jet Ranger helicopter, the FreeFlight System RANGR FDL-978-XVR ADS‐B integrates ADS-B In and Out capabilities with a high-integrity… Read more »

Source: FreeFlight Systems, 25-Feb-14

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Garmin Brings Portable Attitude and ADS-B Datalink Together With New GDL39 3D

Garmin Brings Portable Attitude and ADS-B Datalink Together With New GDL39 3D

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced the GDL 39 3D, a portable ADS-B and GPS receiver which adds simultaneous display of aircraft attitude information (pitch and roll), alongside rich, interactive mapping, traffic, and weather within the Garmin Pilot™ application. The GDL 39 3D… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 22-Jan-14

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Skye Avionics appointed dealer for Freeflight Systems

Skye Avionics appointed dealer for Freeflight Systems

Skye Avionics is pleased to announce that they are now an authorized Freeflight Systems dealer. Freeflight systems family of WAAS/GPS sensors and radar altimeters provide cost effective solutions for a variety of aircraft. There cost effective solutions will help all aircraft owners become compliant with ADS-B requirements in 2020.

Source: Skye Avionics, 20-Jan-14

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FreeFlight Systems Launches ADS-B University

FreeFlight Systems Launches ADS-B University

FreeFlight Systems has launched the online ADS-B University, a compact series of 7 essential video briefings that give pilots, aircraft owners, fleet operators, aviation professionals and others interested in the future of air travel a practical understanding of how ADS-B works and the equipment needed to operate in the NextGen airspace system. Each video chapter… Read more »

Source: FreeFlight Systems, 28-Nov-13

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FreeFlight Systems Receives TSO for ADS-B Transceiver

FreeFlight Systems Receives TSO for ADS-B Transceiver

FreeFlight Systems, a leading developer of avionics for NextGen and flying safety, is proud to announce that the RANGR FDL-978-XVR ADS‐B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance‐Broadcast) 978MHz transceiver family with optional internal WAAS/GPS has received TSO authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration. FreeFlight Systems’ RANGR FDL-978-XVR transceiver provides full ADS-B In and ADS-B Out capability, with a… Read more »

Source: FreeFlight Systems, 08-Aug-13

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FreeFlight to Provide Upgraded ADS-B Avionics

FreeFlight to Provide Upgraded ADS-B Avionics

FreeFlight Systems announces that the Federal Aviation Administration has selected the company to provide upgraded ADS-B avionics for as many as 600 aircraft that were instrumental in the development of ADS-B in the Capstone Program. The FAA chose FreeFlight Systems for the ADS-B upgrade program after an industry-wide, open competitive bidding process. The program fulfills… Read more »

Source: FreeFlight Systems, 10-May-13

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Aspen announces ADS-B solutions

Aspen announces ADS-B solutions

Aspen Avionics announced today two new lines of NextGen products designed to give aircraft owners flexible and affordable options to meet the upcoming FAA ADS-B Out equipment mandate, and to access the subscription-free weather and traffic services available from the ADS-B In network. Aspena product introductions include a new, certified NextGen product line and an… Read more »

Source: Aspen Avionics, 27-Mar-13

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Bristow awarded FAA STC for ADS-B Out solution on S76C

Bristow awarded FAA STC for ADS-B Out solution on S76C

Bristow Group Inc., a leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today that working with Aviation Design Management, it has been awarded an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate for the installation of a fully rule compliant 1090ES DO-260B ADS-B Out solution for the Sikorsky S-76C+ and S-76C++ helicopters as the required first… Read more »

Source: Bristow Group, 05-Mar-13

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HAI Attends Gulf of Mexico HSAC Meeting

HAI Attends Gulf of Mexico HSAC Meeting

HAI’s Director of Safety Stan Rose and Vice President of Government Affairs Ann Carroll attended the Helicopter Safety Advisory Council (HSAC) meeting in New Orleans, La., from Jan. 23-24. Rose and Carroll participated in a number of discussions with HSAC’s board, as well as with the FAA regarding offshore ADS-B issues.

Source: HAI, 30-Jan-13

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EASA approves Honeywell’s Primus Epic ADS-B

EASA approves Honeywell’s Primus Epic ADS-B

Honeywell has received a European Technical Standard Order from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approving the use of its Primus Epic Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out transponder in Europe. ADS-B Out enables an aircraft to use precise satellite global positioning (GPS) data to accurately pinpoint its position in real time and broadcast this data… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 13-Dec-12

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FreeFlight Systems XPLORER ADS-B Datalink Receiver

FreeFlight Systems XPLORER ADS-B Datalink Receiver

FreeFlight Systems announces immediate availability of its XPLORER receiver, an affordable, high-performance datalink weather receiver with upgradability to full ADS-B In weather and traffic data capabilities when installed with a certified ADS-B Out transmitter. Based on FreeFlight Systems’ certified RANGR family of 978MHz ADS-B systems, XPLORER receives the full ADS-B Flight Information Service Broadcast (FIS-B)… Read more »

Source: FreeFlight Systems, 12-Dec-12

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First UAV demo for ADS-B fully autonomous collision avoidance

First UAV demo for ADS-B fully autonomous collision avoidance

R³ Engineering LLC (R³E) announces the first ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast) based, fully autonomous collision avoidance sequence, executed by a sense and avoid system installed on an unmanned aircraft system (UAS).  On Friday August 10th, 2012, an AWSAS™ (R³E’s All Weather Sense and Avoid System) installed on a research UAS, with no external command or control… Read more »

Source: R³ Engineering, 05-Nov-12

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Bristow selects FreeFlight Systems’ RANGR ADS-B Solution for GoM AW139 fleet

Bristow selects FreeFlight Systems’ RANGR ADS-B Solution for GoM AW139 fleet

FreeFlight Systems announced today that Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), a leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, has selected FreeFlight Systems RANGR FDL-978TX ADS-B Out solution for its AW139 helicopters serving Bristow’s customers in the Gulf of Mexico. The FreeFlight Systems RANGR FDL-978TX system for the AW139 is the first certified,… Read more »

Source: FreeFlight Systems, 20-Aug-12

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Garmin introduces comprehensive lineup of certified and portable ADS-B solutions

Garmin introduces comprehensive lineup of certified and portable ADS-B solutions

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), the global leader in satellite navigation, today announced a comprehensive suite of certified and portable ADS-B solutions, providing options for any aircraft owner to satisfy the U.S. NextGen mandate for ADS-B Out and also gain immediate access to the benefits of ADS-B In including high-integrity… Read more »

Source: Garmin, 17-Jul-12

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FreeFlight Systems and Chevron Receive STC for ADS-B solution

FreeFlight Systems and Chevron Receive STC for ADS-B solution

For First Rule-Compliant ADS-B Installation In GOMEX Helicopters Waco Texas, June 14, 2012, FreeFlight Systems, a leading NextGen avionics supplier, and Chevron Corporation announced today that FreeFlight Systems has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the first fully rule-compliant ADS-B solution for Gulf of Mexico (GOMEX) helicopter operators. Developed using the FreeFlight Systems RANGR… Read more »

Source: FreeFlight Systems, 18-Jun-12

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Trig Avionics, leading the field in ADS-B certification

Trig Avionics, leading the field in ADS-B certification

The race to develop a practical and affordable ADS-B solution that will be attractive to general aviation pilots is being led by transponder experts Trig Avionics. Trig recently took another major step in this process by becoming the first company in the world to be awarded FAA TSO C166b certification for their TT31 and TT22… Read more »

Source: Trig Avionics, 11-Feb-12

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SEA contracted to develop ADS-B STC

SEA contracted to develop ADS-B STC

Southeast Aerospace (SEA), located in Melbourne Florida, has been contracted by Auburn University through its Aviation Management /Professional Flight Education Program to develop a complete ADS-B solution including an AML STC. Through the development of this ADS-B project, SEA plans to support the GA market with an STC with AML approval for a 978MHz UAT… Read more »

Source: Southeast Aerospace, 10-Feb-12

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Avidyne extends ADS-B offerings with AXP340 Mode-S transponder

Avidyne extends ADS-B offerings with AXP340 Mode-S transponder

Avidyne Corporation, a leading provider of integrated flight deck and safety systems for general aviation aircraft, today introduced their new AXP340 Mode S Transponder with ADS-B Out capability to meet the mandate for the NextGen airspace initiative. The AXP340 transmits ADS-B Out information via Extended Squitter (ES) to appropriately-equipped ground stations and other ADS-B In-equipped… Read more »

Source: Avidyne, 21-Jul-11

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Sensis ADS-B chosen for Norwegian sector of North Sea

Sensis ADS-B chosen for Norwegian sector of North Sea

Avinor AS, the Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) for Norway, has selected Sensis Corporation to deploy an Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) system for the surveillance of helicopter traffic serving oil and gas platforms in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. Sensis ADS-B’s highly accurate surveillance will enhance safety of flights by providing air… Read more »

Source: Sensis, 28-Jun-11

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Rockwell Collins initiates project to validate ADS-B requirements in Europe

Rockwell Collins initiates project to validate ADS-B requirements in Europe

Rockwell Collins, in collaboration with multiple helicopter operators*, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Eurocontrol, and the Netherlands Civil Aviation Administration, recently completed an operational evaluation to successfully validate automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) out airworthiness requirements for helicopters operating over the North Sea. The multi-year project, of which Rockwell Collins was a leading participant,… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 22-Jun-11

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Gulf of Mexico ADS-B Avionics Forum to be held at Heli-Expo 2011

Gulf of Mexico ADS-B Avionics Forum to be held at Heli-Expo 2011

HAI is pleased to announce a Gulf of Mexico ADS-B avionics forum will be held at HELI-EXPO 2011 in Orlando, Fla. on Tuesday, March 8, from 1:00pm-3:00pm in Room S230 A & B of the Orange County Convention Center. The forum will include helicopter operators, avionics and airframe manufacturers and the FAA, with discussion focused on… Read more »

Source: HAI, 15-Feb-11

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NBC Nightly News features ADS-B in Gulf of Mexico

NBC Nightly News features ADS-B in Gulf of Mexico

NBC Nightly News recently aired a report on the FAA’s Next-Generation Air Traffic System that featured the pioneering application of that system’s backbone, Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), for helicopter operations in the Gulf of Mexico. “The FAA is touting a revolutionary system that it says will overhaul air traffic control across America, making the nation’s… Read more »

Source: HAI, 04-Jan-11

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L-3 Avionics Systems Announces ADS-B Ready SkyWatch® HP

L-3 Avionics Systems Announces ADS-B Ready SkyWatch® HP

L-3 Avionics Systems announced today at the NBAA Annual Meeting and Convention that Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) capable versions of the SkyWatch® HP models SKY899 TAS and SKY899A TCAS-I are expected to be available in mid-2011. The new SkyWatch HP units will come with a pre-installed updated software package that will fuse active traffic and… Read more »

Source: L-3 Avionics, 21-Oct-10

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Rockwell Collins awarded $6.3M contract for ADS-B integration on H-53s

Rockwell Collins awarded $6.3M contract for ADS-B integration on H-53s

Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $6,313,475 order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00421-06-G-0006) for the integration of operational flight programs for the Communication, Navigation Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/AQTM) Program and automatic dependent surveillance – broadcast (ADS-B) on the H-53 series aircraft. Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa,… Read more »

Source: US Dept of Defense, 18-Oct-10

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FAA gives go-ahead to full US-wide ADS-B rollout

FAA gives go-ahead to full US-wide ADS-B rollout

The FAA gave the green light for full-scale, nationwide deployment of the satellite-based surveillance system called Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) following its successful roll-out at four key sites. The commissioning of the system means that air traffic controllers are now able to use the new technology to separate aircraft in areas with ADS-B… Read more »

Source: FAA, 24-Sep-10

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FreeFlight Systems Announces the RANGR 978 MHz ADS-B products

FreeFlight Systems Announces the RANGR 978 MHz ADS-B products

FreeFlight Systems, a global provider of high quality navigation management systems, radar altimeters and other critical avionics, announces its line of RANGR 978 MHz ADS-B products including ADS-B transmitters, transmitters with WAAS GPS, transceivers, and transceivers with WAAS GPS. The final FAA rule dictates an ADS-B compliant system must have a high integrity position source… Read more »

Source: FreeFlight Systems, 29-Jul-10

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FAA urges everyone to get ready for ADS-B

FAA urges everyone to get ready for ADS-B

Greater efficiency and improved situational awareness – that’s what ADS-B promises to provide for aircraft operating in the national airspace system (NAS). With several airport areas already operating with ADS-B capability, as well as a recently published rule on performance requirements, those objectives are becoming a reality. What do these changes mean to general aviation,… Read more »

Source: FAA, 14-Jul-10

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Alaska controllers officially using ADS-B

Alaska controllers officially using ADS-B

ANCHORAGE, AK — Air traffic controllers in the Alaska region are now officially using Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) technology to improve safety and efficiency in Alaska’s rugged terrain. The system – Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) – is a core technology under NextGen. “NextGen technology is already helping make aviation safer and more efficient,”… Read more »

Source: FAA, 28-Jun-10

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ATP Oil & Gas Corp First in Gulf to Install ADS-B Air Traffic Control System

Source: Street Insider, 29-Jul-09

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ADS-B: The Future of Offshore Oil Aviation Video Online

Source: HAI, 02-Apr-09

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