Rockwell Collins said it received the first US FAA TSO-C166 approval for ADS-B functionality on Mode-S transponders. The approval enables enhanced traffic situational awareness on the airport surface and during flight; visual acquisition for see and avoid, sequencing and merging, crossing and passing operations, and oceanic in-trail procedures.

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