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AIC for ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial at Barton

The official Aeronautical Information Circular for the Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial at Barton has been published. See CIRCULAR AIC Y 2019-031 BARTON – GA AIRFIELDS ATS ADS-B TRAFFIC DISPLAY TRIAL here: AIC Yellow - Operational Matters (Sorry, cannot provide a direct link as the AIC system appears to generate links on … Continue reading AIC for ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial at Barton

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

Today's GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial feedback from Barton contained an interesting example of a safety benefit of the Traffic Display: "Infringement of EGCB ATZ prevented by warning ADS-B equipped aircraft [G-XXXX], that it was approaching ATZ. This aircraft had transited the Manchester CTR, exiting the CTR in the vicinity of Lymm (approx 5nm … Continue reading GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial – Barton Update

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Researching ADS-B for drones in the GA Environment

We’re going to be doing research on ADS-B Electronic Conspicuity for drones in the general aviation environment, working with The University of Manchester, NATS, City Airport (Manchester Barton) and EJS-Aerial. ping1090i ADS-B transceivers loaned courtesy of uAvionix. Well, we will be once the OFCOM WTA Aeronautical Radio License comes through. 26th April 2019 Update: We've … Continue reading Researching ADS-B for drones in the GA Environment

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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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