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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Enabling ADS-B Out in the UK General Aviation Fleet

The CAA has published a new AIC providing updated information regarding ADS-B Out for the UK GA fleet. In August 2017 the Civil Aviation Authority confirmed that ADS-B using 1090 MHz is its preferred national system to improve electronic conspicuity for general aviation. Ideally this will be achieved through transponders, although other devices can be integrated … Continue reading Enabling ADS-B Out in the UK General Aviation Fleet

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