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Aireon Takes Full Control of First ADS-B Hosted-Payload
« on: March 03, 2017, 06:47:26 PM »
Aireon Takes Full Control of First ADS-B Hosted-Payload
Major milestone kicks off initial validation of space-based ADS-B surveillance

Aireon announced today that they have formally received control from Iridium Communications Inc. of the first Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payload hosted on an Iridium NEXT satellite. 
This is a major milestone on the path towards 100 percent global air traffic surveillance.
Aireon now begins a rigorous, in-depth testing and validation process, verifying the capability of the ADS-B payloads.

* The first officially received ADS-B message was Korean Airlines 530
* The first full ADS-B position message decode was SAS 4576
* The first U.S. carrier ADS-B message was UA 86 to Shanghai
* The first aircraft detected landing at an airport was NextJet 594 in Sweden

https://aireon.com/2017/03/02/aireon-takes-full-control-first-ads-b-hosted-payload/
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