On Jan. 1, 2020, airlines operating in U.S. airspace must be in compliance with the automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) “Out” mandate, regardless of country of registration. A similar requirement goes into effect in Europe on June 7 of next year. With the deadlines fast approaching, a considerable retrofit market continues to exist, as numerous aircraft are still noncompliant. Citing FAA statistics valid as of Nov. 1, 2018, Terry Flaishans, president of ACSS ...

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