European mandates for aircraft tracking and crash site identification are driving an evolution in legacy surveillance technologies and creating new solutions. But both approaches will have to pass airlines’ cost-benefit muster.  Among the innovations are Rockwell Collins’s MultiLink flight-tracking service, which fuses legacy surveillance technologies already onboard for more frequent tracking updates, and Thompson Aerospace’s Secure Aircraft Tracking Module (SATM), ...


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