Don’t Spend Money on ADS-B – Read Below to Find Out More!
What Is It?
Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast
Automatic – does not require an external stimulus
Dependent – relies on systems
Surveillance – provides information to other parties
Broadcast – information is then broadcast, no knowledge of who receives the data
Why Is It Important?
Relying on satellites instead of ground navigational aids also means aircraft will be able to fly more directly from Point A to B, saving time and money, and reducing fuel burn and emissions.
What Are The Rules?
The FAA published Federal Regulation 14 CFR § 91.225 and 14 CFR § 91.227 in May 2010. The final rule dictates that effective January 1, 2020, aircraft operating in airspace defined in 91.225 are required to have an ADS-B system that includes a certified position source capable of meeting requirements defined in 91.227.
Why Do You Need It?
Where Can You Find More Information?
The FAA’s website is full of information on the ADS-B requirement: https://www.faa.gov/nextgen/programs/adsb/
Do You Have Any Other Options?
YES! If you do not wish to equip your aircraft with ADS-B you can sell it to Encore for: