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ADS-B can help reduce airspace infringements and mid-air col...

ADS-B can help reduce airspace infringements and mid-air collisions, says CAA

The CAA confirms ADS-B inout using 1090 MHz is its preferred national system to improve electronic conspicuity. The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) today confirmed that ADS-B ‘in/out’ using 1090 MHz is its preferred national system to improve electronic conspicuity for general aviation, ideally used through transponders. The CAA is already working with the GA […]

Non-Certified GPS ADS-B ‘Quick Win’ Actions – A CWG Action R

Non-Certified GPS ADS-B ‘Quick Win’ Actions – A CWG Action Response by FASVIG

FASVIG attends the CAA’s Conspicuity Working Group to represent the interests of the VFR flying community. As part of this effort, and focussing specifically on shorter term ‘Quick Win’ objectives, back in January 2017 FASVIG presented a paper to the CAA documenting some of the challenges facing this community in adopting ADS-B together with recommendations […]

VEE.5 ADS-B Out Implementation

VEE.5 ADS-B Out Implementation

FASVIG attends the CAA’s Conspicuity Working Group to represent the interests of the VFR flying community. As part of this effort, and focussing specifically on shorter term ‘Quick Win’ objectives, back in January 2017 FASVIG presented a paper to the CAA documenting some of the challenges facing this community in adopting ADS-B together with recommendations we think […]

Reducing the cost of ADS-B

Reducing the cost of ADS-B

Another step forward has been announced today in reducing the cost to GA of implementing ADS-B. FASVIG support the voluntary adoption of ADS-B by GA. ADS-B offers great potential for improved traffic situational awareness and flight safety. We want to make installing ADS-B as quick, simple and low cost as possible to ensure that adopting […]

Air Avionics Support for uncertified GPS ADS-B Out

Air Avionics Support for uncertified GPS ADS-B Out

Air Avionics have provided a document covering the connection of uncertified GPS devices to their VT-01, VT-02 and VT-2000 transponders to enable ADS-B Out, which can be accessed here: VT Mode-S Transponders – Using ADS-B Out FASVIG is highly supportive of initiatives to increase the voluntary adoption of ADS-B in General Aviation and is working to help make the implementation of […]

Checking ADS-B Out settings with PilotAware

Checking ADS-B Out settings with PilotAware

For those wanting to check whether their Mode S ES transponder ADS-B Out configuration is setup correctly the latest version of PilotAware software provides a handy new tool. The 20151114 release of PilotAware will gather and display some of the more technical elements of ADS-B messages. This will be of particular interest to those going through the Light Aircraft […]