Australia trials improved flight tracking via satellite

Inmarsat Services Ltd

Thursday, 05 March, 2015

Inmarsat, Airservices Australia and other key aviation industry stakeholders are partnering to trial improved flight-tracking services on commercial airline flights to and from Australia. Inmarsat is working with industry partners, Airservices Australia, Qantas and Virgin Australia in developing the operational concept for the trial, using Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Contract (ADS-C) satellite technology in Australia’s oceanic regions. Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C) is a function on an aircraft that broadcasts position, altitude, vector and other information for use by air traffic control facilities for surveillance and by airlines for tracking.

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