Nav Canada Begins Space-Based Surveillance In Edmonton FIR

Credit: Iridium Next: Thales Alenia Space
Nav Canada began space-based tracking of aircraft flying in the eastern part of its Edmonton flight information region (FIR) on March 25, marking the first operational use of the Aireon surveillance system carried by new Iridium Next satellites. The Aireon system consists of automatic dependent...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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