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Not in ALT mode? – Then you’re not transmitting ADS-B altitude

You may be aware that it is illegal to use a Transponder to less than its maximum capability (i.e. in ALT mode for a Mode C or S transponder) unless requested to do so by ATC. If you have a Mode S ES transponder with connected GPS correctly configured to broadcast ADS-B Out you may … Continue reading Not in ALT mode? – Then you’re not transmitting ADS-B altitude

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CAP1935 Outcome of the consultation on the Airspace Classification Review 2019/20

CAA has today, 25th June 2020, published the outcome of their consultation on the Airspace Classification Review. CAP1935 Outcome of the consultation on the Airspace Classification Review 2019/20. This document outlines the content of the responses received and how the CAA plan to take these forward once the new procedure to review and amend airspace … Continue reading CAP1935 Outcome of the consultation on the Airspace Classification Review 2019/20

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1 year extension to ADS-B Traffic Display Trial at Barton

The CAA has today, 20th April 2020, granted an extension to the permission allowing City Airport (Manchester Barton) to use the ADS-B ground receiver technology implemented as part of the Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial. Barton's current permission (which was due to expire on 30th April 2020) has been extended for 12 … Continue reading 1 year extension to ADS-B Traffic Display Trial at Barton

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ATM Magazine Article on Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial

Following the shortlisting of the Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial for the ATM Awards, Air Traffic Management Magazine have published the article below in their 01/2020 edition (requires subscription). The article above is available as a pdf here: Airspace4All-GA-Airfield-ATS-ADS-B-Traffic-Display-Trial-ATM-Magzine-01-2020-Article and is also available via subscription on the Air Traffic Management Magazine website. … Continue reading ATM Magazine Article on Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial

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EASA ‘Sunny Swift’ acknowledges Airspace Complexity

“Making airspace more and more complex is increasing the risk of airspace infringements.” Sunny Swift Issue 19: Airspace Complexity – Part 1 Every pilot has faced challenges with airspace complexity when planning or taking a flight – this latest edition of Sunny Swift is the first in a two part series designed to provide some … Continue reading EASA ‘Sunny Swift’ acknowledges Airspace Complexity

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Preventing airspace infringements in the vicinity of Farnborough Controlled Airspace

Airspace & Safety Initiative have published another Infringement Prevention Update. This one covers the new Farnourough Class D & E airspace that comes into effect on 27th Feb 2020. This update follows the format of the other narratives that focus on identified ‘hot-spots’ to help prevent airspace infringements. It has been written to provide a … Continue reading Preventing airspace infringements in the vicinity of Farnborough Controlled Airspace

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Traffic Info from ATS ADS-B Traffic Display helps avoid collision at North Weald

"without the ADS-B trial at North Weald it was unlikely that the AGO would have seen the Quik early enough to provide Traffic Information" On 2nd August 2019, the ADS-B Traffic Display provided to North Weald airfield as part of the Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial showed its worth when it played … Continue reading Traffic Info from ATS ADS-B Traffic Display helps avoid collision at North Weald

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Solent CTA-3 and CTA-5 airspace infringement ‘hot spot’

Airspace & Safety Initiative have published a new infringement ‘hot spot’ update, this time covering the area north of Southampton Airport. See here: https://airspacesafety.com/updates/ This infringement update is the ninth in a series of narratives focusing on identified infringement ‘hot-spots’ in the UK. It has been written by members of the Solent LAIT, Southampton Airport and … Continue reading Solent CTA-3 and CTA-5 airspace infringement ‘hot spot’

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