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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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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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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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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