The FAA next year will begin an evaluation of satellite-aided surveillance of aircraft flying in the Caribbean region, including use of the Aireon space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) system. The agency expects several airlines will participate in the appraisal, which eventually could lead to reduced aircraft separations in FAA-controlled oceanic airspace.  Progress toward an operational evaluation, the result of more than two years of FAA study into the ...

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