Standing before hundreds of business aviation operators clustered into hotel ballrooms at annual NBAA International Operators Conferences over the past decade, Bill Stine has urged attendees to begin mapping out plans for equipping their transcontinental business jets with FANS 1/A avionics. Stine is the NBAA's international operations director, and the FANS package he was talking about is the Future Air Navigation System, the automatic position reporting and data link comm integration ...


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