The global aviation industry will be watching Australia this year as it prepares to impose the first nationwide equipage mandate for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B), years ahead of the deadlines proposed by European and U.S. regulators. Starting Dec. 12, all aircraft flying at or above Flight Level 290 in Australian airspace must have ADS-B-capable avionics. However, as ground-breaking as the move is, it is just the first step in a program that will eventually expand ...

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