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Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast

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Reviewing ADS-B Out/In benefits for GA operators. By Marty Rollinger ATP. Challenger 600 & 604, Falcon 2000 EASy and McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Contributing Writer Garmin Pilot ADS-B display showing traffic while bizjet is on final approach to EYW (Key West FL). The display clearly shows N379PM below and behind the bizjet, N6298A approaching Key West […]

SOME NIGHTS VERITONES A CAPPELLA COVER

Overheat detection equipment

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New system by Saab Avionics uses fiber optic sensors for engine and bleed air temperature measurements. Saab’s Overheat Detection System consists of a fiber optic sensing line placed near the engines and bleed air ducts, and includes optical integrators and processing hardware and software for collecting data and control. By Glenn Connor ATP. Cessna 425 […]

FIND A PLACE AND GET LOST: A SUMMER IN SANTORINI

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 […]

Squawk Ident

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 […]

Automatic descent mode

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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