As the deadline for equipping for the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) nears, GA pilots are scrambling to find out everything they need to know. What is certain is that by Jan. 1, 2020, aircraft operating in most US controlled airspace must be equipped with Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) Out avionics. [Read more…]
To help encourage aircraft owners to equip to meet the FAA’s 2020 ADS-B Out mandate, the Aircraft Electronics Association will randomly award five aircraft owners with $1,000 toward an ADS-B compliant upgrade during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, which takes place July 20-26. [Read more…]
According to a recent poll conducted by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, more than 58% of survey respondents indicated that they would install ADS-B equipment prior to the Jan. 1, 2020, deadline mandated by the FAA.
In addition. 3.7% planned to equip in the next six months, and another 8.7% plan to equip in the next year.
Less than 15% indicated they never planned to equip [Read more…]