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Infographic Shows How Technology is Transforming Aviation

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration is rolling out the Next Generation Transportation System, NextGen, transforming how air traffic controllers and pilots see our national airspace. A key technology, called Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B), is helping FAA  transition from radar technology to a far more precise global satellite network. A new infographic tells the story of ADS-B and how it is transforming our national air space.

ADS-B Benefits: Efficiency, Fuel Economy, and Safety

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Thumbnail, ADS-B infographic