ADS-B Safety Evening at Barton on 9th October 2019

There was great support from local pilots at the ADS-B Safety Evening at Barton on 9th October 2019. 95 pilots registered to attend. Thanks to all that attended. Thanks to City Airport (Manchester Barton) and the Runway 26 Cafe for hosting us. We presented the results of the Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial. … Continue reading ADS-B Safety Evening at Barton on 9th October 2019

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Drone Infringement Safeguarding – ATS Traffic Display Video

As part of the joint Airspace4All/NATS Drone Infringement Safeguarding Project, City Airport (Manchester Barton) was the venue for an evening flight programme on Sunday 18th August 2019 where a drone and three GA aircraft, all equipped with electronic conspicuity flew a carefully planned exercise of circuits and circuit joins in the Barton ATZ to evaluate the … Continue reading Drone Infringement Safeguarding – ATS Traffic Display Video

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Report on Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial

Airspace4All has published its report on the Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial. This document reports the findings of the Trial which sought to test mitigations to the increased risk of mid-air collision that had been identified to occur in airfield traffic circuits and adjacent airspace. The report is based on feedback provided … Continue reading Report on Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial

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Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial at Barton to continue until 30 April 2020

Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial at Barton to continue until 30 April 2020 The trial use of ADS-B to provide general aviation ATS units with real-time traffic awareness in the vicinity of Barton Aerodrome has been extended, after the initial trial period proved successful. Barton and Airspace4All, which has been overseeing the … Continue reading Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial at Barton to continue until 30 April 2020

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Researching ADS-B for Drones

As part of the joint Airspace4All/NATS Drone Infringement Safeguarding Project, City Airport (Manchester Barton) was the venue for an evening flight programme on Sunday 18th August 2019 where drones and GA aircraft, all equipped with electronic conspicuity flew a carefully planned exercise of circuits and circuit joins in the Barton ATZ to evaluate the efficacy of ADS-B for drones … Continue reading Researching ADS-B for Drones

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Drone Infringement Safeguarding

There is an increasing demand to fly drones beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) in Class G airspace. This potentially brings those drones into contact with manned aviation flying VFR in the same airspace, which includes General Aviation (GA), commercial air transport and military users. Whilst there is an industry aspiration to fully integrate … Continue reading Drone Infringement Safeguarding

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Barton/Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Trial Presentation at CAA Share The Air Conference

Steve Cooper is a FISO at City Airport (Manchester Barton) and is also our primary contact at Barton for the Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial. Steve gave a presentation at the CAA ‘Share The Air' Conference at Royal Aeronautical Society, London on 27th June 2019 providing an update on the trial. Click on the image … Continue reading Barton/Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Trial Presentation at CAA Share The Air Conference

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