US FAA yesterday issued its expected Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to require that airlines equip all aircraft operating in controlled airspace with ADS-B compatible avionics by 2020. "The proposal would require all aircraft flying in the nation's busiest airspace to have satellite-based avionics by 2020, enabling air traffic controllers to track aircraft by satellites using [ADS-B], which is 10 times more accurate than current radar technology," the agency said. The proposal is open to ...

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