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NATS Publish Mode S/CAP1391 ADS-B Simultaneous Transmission Study

Published by NATS today ( https://www.nats.aero/news/enabling-ads-b-out-for-general-aviation-gathers-pace/ ) : Enabling ADS-B OUT for General Aviation gathers pace Efforts to help private pilots enhance their situational awareness continue to progress following analysis of the CAA’s simultaneous surveillance trial and the release of new EASA standard modification procedures. The trial took place last year to understand the consequences of … Continue reading NATS Publish Mode S/CAP1391 ADS-B Simultaneous Transmission Study

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Goodwood Flying School Piper Cub & Cessna 172 fleet to fly with CAP1391 ADS-B Transceivers

Goodwood Flying School has been granted permission today by the CAA to use CAP1391-approved ADS-B transceivers in their Piper Cub and Cessna 172 fleet. This permission allows the aircraft to broadcast from the ADS-B transceiver while also transmitting from the aircraft's Mode S transponders. Simultaneous transmission by the same aircraft via Mode S and CAP1391 ADS-B transceivers is currently restricted under CAP1391 … Continue reading Goodwood Flying School Piper Cub & Cessna 172 fleet to fly with CAP1391 ADS-B Transceivers

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CAA Class D airspace consultation – VMC changes on the way

The requirements for pilots flying visual flight rules (VFR) in class D airspace are set to change later this year. In the UK pilots have been able to use an exemption to the Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA) allowing certain aircraft operating below 3,000 feet to fly 'clear of cloud' when in class … Continue reading CAA Class D airspace consultation – VMC changes on the way

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Barton ADS-B Traffic Display Video Clip – 7th April 2019

Here is a short video clip from the City Airport (Manchester Barton) ADS-B Traffic Display from the afternoon of Sunday 7th April 2019.   This clip has been recorded directly on the ADS-B Traffic Display PC. We are using software to record the Traffic Display screen so we can capture evidence of any specific scenarios … Continue reading Barton ADS-B Traffic Display Video Clip – 7th April 2019

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EASA CS-STAN Issue 3 permits non-certified GPS for ADS-B

As previously mentioned, EASA have now published CS-STAN Issue 3 which contains numerous aircraft standard changes that may now be implemented with simplified paperwork. Of particular interest is the long hoped for simplification of the process to install ADS-B Out in EASA CofA aircraft, including the ability to connect a non-certified GPS (GNSS) as the … Continue reading EASA CS-STAN Issue 3 permits non-certified GPS for ADS-B

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GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial – Goodwood Update

The Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial is not yet live at Goodwood Aerodrome in West Sussex. However, the ADS-B Traffic Display is installed and fully operational. The Trial itself will be going live in the near future as soon as Goodwood ATS have completed the final process, training and documentation arrangements and … Continue reading GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial – Goodwood Update

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A pilot’s guide to infringement avoidance… and easier navigation

Airspace4All has published an updated version of this guide, which was first published by FASVIG. Copies of the accompanying Good Navigation Safety Sense Quick Reference Card have been distributed as an insert with a number of general aviation magazines. Development of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS – commonly known as GPS), and new equipment running … Continue reading A pilot’s guide to infringement avoidance… and easier navigation

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CAA Call for Evidence: Electronic Conspicuity Solutions

CAA published a ‘Call for Evidence’ on Electronic Conspicuity Solution on 18th March 2019. Deadline for responses is 25th May 2019.   The widespread adoption of Electronic conspicuity (EC), where everything flying sends out an electronic signal identifying it, will be key in achieving safe and sustainable airspace for the UK in the future. The … Continue reading CAA Call for Evidence: Electronic Conspicuity Solutions

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EASA to permit CofA aircraft to use non-certified GPS for Mode S ES ADS-B

Back in January 2017 Airspace4All (then under the name of FASVIG) published a report entitled "Non-Certified GPS ADS-B 'Quick Win’ Actions" One of the recommendations therein was: Approval of Non-Certified GPS as position source for Mode S ES ADS-B Out in CofA aircraft The CAA should make a public statement clearly stating the circumstance in … Continue reading EASA to permit CofA aircraft to use non-certified GPS for Mode S ES ADS-B

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North Weald Airfield in Essex to participate in Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial

Following a great deal of hard work and thorough planning by trial management and our volunteer aerodromes’ staff, the Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial went live at its first airfield - City Airport & Heliport (Manchester Barton) - on Friday 1st March 2019.  Details of the trial at Barton can be found … Continue reading North Weald Airfield in Essex to participate in Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial

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