Nearly six months since Australia mandated the use of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), more than 97% of domestic and international airline flights in Australian airspace above 29,000 feet (flight level 290) are being conducted using ADS-B surveillance, according to air navigation services provider Airservices Australia. The first ADS-B fitment mandate became effective Dec. 12, 2013 for all Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flights at or above 29,000 ft. in Australian airspace. ...

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