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Old 3rd Nov 2018, 13:45
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Originally Posted by aterpster View Post
ADS-B is capable of providing ATC with indicated airspace as I understand it, not true airspeed.
That is my understanding as well, although I think it's more accurate to say that Mode S Enhanced Surveillance is the means by whcih the IAS is provided to ATC.


Originally Posted by aterpster View Post
The FAA claims they do not plan to implement this feature.
Interesting, Not long ago I had been trying to find out if and when it would be appearing in US ARTCCs, the informal answer I got from various controllers was "we don't have it, no idea when we will" I hadn't heard that "Ain't gonna happen" was the FAA's official position.
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