FAA Applies Its ‘Preferred’ Surveillance System

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A tower controller monitored a display with ADS-B aircraft targets at Asheville Regional Airport in North Carolina.
Credit: FAA Photos
January marked a milestone in the FAA’s implementation of automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast, a core program of the agency’s long-running NextGen modernization that complements radar with a satellite-based method of tracking aircraft, providing greater overall coverage, better accuracy and...

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