Bjorn’s Corner: Largest navigation change since radar, Part 5

July 13, 2018, ©. Leeham News: Last week we discussed ADS-B in capabilities and how the US second channel at 978MHz brings the bandwidth for many useful services. Before we discuss what improvements in navigation ADS-B will bring… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Largest navigation change since radar, Part 4

July 06, 2018, ©. Leeham News: Last week we discussed the different forms of ADS-B out and the reason FAA went for a second channel for the US ADS-B. We also discussed the basic ADS-B in function, Traffic… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Largest navigation change since radar, Part 3

June 29, 2018, ©. Leeham News: Last week we explained ADS-B out, the mandatory equipment needed from 2020 for flying in the US Airspace where a C-type transponder is needed today. Now we continue with describing the ADS-B… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Largest navigation change since radar, Part 2

June 22, 2018, ©. Leeham News: Last week we started a series of Corners that deal with the largest navigation change since VOR and Radar was introduced after the Second World War. It’s about leaving radars and transponders… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Largest navigation change since radar

June 15, 2018, ©. Leeham News: The worldwide aviation is heading for its largest navigation change since VOR and Radar was introduced after the Second World War. When scheduled airline traffic started in the late 1920s, navigation was… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Over the oceans, use FANS

08 July 2016, ©. Leeham Co: We have over the last Corners described the future Air Traffic Management systems as a combination of ADS-B and Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications, CPDLC. What to do when there are no ground stations that… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Transponders, the kingpin of safe air navigation, Part 3.

June 3, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Over the past few weeks, we have described how transponders go from being little more capable than the WW2 IFF that they were developed from, to how they will act as information beacons,… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Transponders, the kingpin of safe air navigation, Part 2

  May 27, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: In last week’s Corner, I started to describe how the aircraft Transponder grew out of the military IFF and how it gradually became a very important part of current Air Traffic… Read More