Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is a system broadcasting, without the need for action from the pilot or any request from ATC, that provides an enhanced set of aircraft surveillance data to Air Traffic Management (and potentially to other airplanes)
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Fokker Services has joined forces with Navtech and Jepessen, leading providers of flight operations solutions, and developed an EFB solution for iPad® installation that may revolutionize the way we navigate our skies. Technology moves quickly, and at Fokker Services it is our policy to stay ahead of the game. We design and launch more than 300 aircraft modifications every year, believing that even an already functioning product can be improved on. In recent years Apple has captured the hearts of the consumer with their innovative thinking, whilst Navtech represent quality and credibility within the aviation industry. Combined with the history and experience at Fokker, the development of such an innovative yet simple solution felt like a natural progression. Service providers today are under a lot of pressure to meet growing demands. Products must be efficient, safe, cost effective, user and environmentally friendly; Our EFB installation is ticking all the boxes and is available for most aircraft types, including Airbus, Boeing, ATR, Bombardier Challenger & CRJ Family, Embraer, Fokker and others.
In January 2017 Duncan Aviation announced the upgrade and installation of ADS-B Out avionics equipment on a Challenger 850 SE.
The Duncan Aviation Satellite Avionics Shop in Las Vegas, Nevada, upgraded the displays, GPS sensors, and software in the cockpit before upgrading the Rockwell Collins TDR-94D transponder, bringing the aircraft into compliance with the FAA’s ADS-B Out mandate, which has a mandate coming due in 2020.
Using the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approved for use in the United States by the FAA and developed by Avmax (STC ST03651NY), headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, and the STC for Wide Area Augmentation System/Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (WAAS/LPV) developed by Rockwell Collins (STC ST01514WI-D), the Las Vegas shop readied the Challenger for WAAS/LPV and then performed the upgrades necessary for ADS-B Out.
Installation of an arrester block cushion onto the upper surface of the forward divan cabinet, which allows the removal of an existing restriction on the occupation of the forwardmost seating position on the side facing divan, The change also removes existing placards which limited the seat position as “Not to be occupied during Taxi. Take-off or Landing”.
Installation of 965-0976-003-226-226 Software with Runway Awareness Advisory System (RAAS) activation option on Honeywell MK V Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS)
Installation of -218-218 software with Runway Awareness Advisory System (RAAS) activation option on Honeywell MK V Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS).
Installation of Litton LTN-92 INS with LTN-2001 GPS sensor.
Modification of a Rockwell Collins FMS-4200 System Installation to provide WAAS/LPV capability.