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C.M. Swanson

Starting January 1, 2020, you must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in most controlled airspace.

Starting January 1, 2020, you must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in most controlled airspace. Federal Regulations 14 CFR 91.225 and 14 CFR 91.227 contain the details.

Quite simply, Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast (ADS-B) is a precise satellite-based surveillance system.

ADS-B Out uses GPS technology to determine an aircraft's location, airspeed and other data, and broadcasts that information to a network of ground stations, which relays the data to air traffic control displays and to nearby aircraft equipped to receive the data via ADS-B In.

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