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Automatic dependent surveillance

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Nuances and benefits of ADS-B, C and R systems. Broadcasts identification, position, altitude, and velocity to other aircraft, ground vehicles and ATC. By Glenn Woodward Contributing Writer uch has been written about automatic dependent surveillance (ADS) and its various subsets – B (broadcast), C (contract), and R (rebroadcast), the latter of which receives ADS-B Out […]

DO HOTEL STAR RATINGS STILL MATTER?

The road to zero-zero

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Next-generation HUD and EFVS with Saab and Vu Systems. Saab’s new HUD and EFVS with Vu Systems passive millimeter wave sensor will enable takeoff and landing in low visibility. It will provide reliable airport access in all weather, even for non-precision approaches, or approaches with high minimums. By Glenn Connor ATP. Cessna 425 President, Discover […]

PHANTOM UNDER WATER

Altimeter settings

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Does the ATIS provide the current altimeter information? CPDLC, ARINC, and ACRS are all digital formats for relay and dissemination of crucial flight information to include meteorological data. Altimeter settings are one such vital piece of information on which pilots rely for safe operations. By Glenn Woodward Contributing Writer onsider this scenario: You are on […]

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