AirSatOne debuts Flightstream AOC

AirSatOne Optimizes SatCom with Flightstream AOC.

AirSatOne has introduced the Flightstream AOC aviation SatCom Optimizer and Hotspot billing solution.

The portable Flightstream AOC is designed to enhance aircraft SatCom internet systems by giving the user an overall faster experience while at the same time reducing data usage by up to 80%. [Read more...]

Baron Mobile Link updated

Baron Services’s Mobile Link device now provides up to four mobile devices with the ability to simultaneously connect to and receive XM WX graphical weather data. This upgrade is the main feature in the free Firmware 2.2 update, which is available immediately for current subscribers.

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ADS-B’s two-for-one deal

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This is the 11th in a series of articles looking at the impact of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) on GA pilots.

Sounds like a sale doesn’t it? Well, not really. Instead, it’s a reference to the FAA’s decision as part of the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) to use two different “systems” within the ADS-B environment, so everyone on both sides of the aisle would be happy.

This is how it came down: The big boys on top, the transport carriers, have been using the newer Mode S 1090ES (Extended Squitter) transponder system that we discussed last month for some time know. Perfectly understandable since they have all the necessary attributes to work in the proposed ADS-B system environment.

But — don’t you just hate those buts? — the Mode S transponders have some limitations.

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iFly GPS upgraded

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Adventure Pilot has released its Version 7 Software Update for the iFly GPS. New features include Terrain/Obstructions, an Active Alerting System, Vertical Flight Planning, and more, company officials said.

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