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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Barton ADS-B Traffic Display on Saturday 1st June 2019

The Barton ADS-B Traffic Display was being put to good use on the morning of Saturday 1st June. This video clip shows the hour between 09:00 and 10:00 compressed into less than a minute.   This clip has been created from the screen recordings we gather as a matter of course to facilitate the capturing … Continue reading Barton ADS-B Traffic Display on Saturday 1st June 2019

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Goodwood’s Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial is now Live

    Goodwood Information, the Flight Information Service provided by Chichester Goodwood Aerodrome, have started their Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial on Thursday 16th May 2019. Information for pilots based at or visiting Goodwood is published here: Goodwood specific arrangements for Airspace4All GA airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial Authorised by CAA, Goodwood's FISOs are using … Continue reading Goodwood’s Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial is now Live

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Researching ADS-B for Drones in the GA Environment

  Our GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial is now under way at City Airport (Manchester Barton). This affords us the opportunity to initiate another of our projects, researching the viability of ADS-B for drones. We do not foresee this technology being applicable for all drones. Far from it. However, for those drones that … Continue reading Researching ADS-B for Drones in the GA Environment

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ADS-B In Traffic Awareness approaching North Weald

  On the day that North Weald formally commence their Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial, here is a short video showing ADS-B from the perspective of a GA pilot filmed on a GA flight approaching North Weald under the Stansted CTA. This video is to help inform those unfamiliar with ADS-B In technology. It … Continue reading ADS-B In Traffic Awareness approaching North Weald

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North Weald go live 1st May with Airspace4All GA Airfield ADS-B Traffic Display Trial

North Weald Radio, the Air/Ground Communication Service provided by North Weald Airfield, officially start their Airspace4All GA Airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial on Wednesday 1st May 2019. Information for pilots based at or visiting North Weald is published here: North Weald specific arrangements for Airspace4All GA airfield ATS ADS-B Traffic Display Trial Authorised by CAA, … Continue reading North Weald go live 1st May with Airspace4All GA Airfield ADS-B Traffic Display Trial

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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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