Tag: Airservices Australia

Airservices Australia to build 13 new surveillance ground stations
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Chris Huckstepp

To increase safety and efficiency of aircraft travelling through Australian airspace, Airservices Australia will build 13 new Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) ground stations, taking the total number across the continent to 74. Aircraft operating under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) will be required to be fixed with ADS-B GPS equipped technology before 2 February 2017, under a Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) direction.

ADS-B “is an air traffic surveillance...