UPS earlier this month for the first time operated two revenue flights simultaneously using Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems' ADS-B-based SafeRoute program aboard 757-200Fs and plans to conduct such flights about once a week over the next two months as it gradually equips aircraft and trains pilots. SafeRoute uses ADS-B to provide automatic merging and spacing as well as on-ground situational awareness assistance for pilots (ATWOnline, Aug. 22, 2007). UPS and ACSS said that ...

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