Aireon Ready to Go Live - ADS-B via Satellite!
February 2019 - by Canadian Aviator
Five years after the mysterious loss of Malaysian Flight MH370, Aireon, a worldwide satellite-based tracking and air traffic control system is poised to virtually eliminate any chance of it happening again.
The system, which consists of ADS-B receivers carried on a constellation of low earth orbit satellites owned by Iridium, will be able to track any aircraft emitting a signal anywhere on earth. The last of 75 new satellites were successfully launched in January and...