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Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B)

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AGENCY:

Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration.

ACTION:

Notice of availability—Recommendations from the ADS-B In Aviation Rulemaking Committee.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces the availability of a Report from the ADS-B In Aviation Rulemaking Committee, Recommendations to Define a Strategy for Incorporating ADS-B In Technologies into the National Airspace System. This committee was convened at the FAA's request to provide a forum for the U.S. and international aviation community to provide recommendations on a global strategy to proceed with ADS-B In while ensuring compatibility with the standards adopted for ADS-B Out. The FAA is currently reviewing the report to evaluate the appropriate course of action.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Doug Arbuckle, Chief Scientist, Surveillance & Broadcast Services Pgm, Sr Advisor for Surveillance & PNT, NextGen JPDO, (757)-846-4225.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

On June 30, 2010, the FAA chartered the ADS-B In Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) to provide a forum for the U.S. and international aviation community to define a strategy for incorporating ADS-B In technologies into the National Airspace System. The ARC specifically was tasked to provide recommendations for proceeding with ADS-B In while ensuring compatibility with the ADS-B Out aviation standards set forth in Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations § 91.225, ADS-B Out equipment and use and § 91.227, ADS-B Out equipment performance requirements.

Notice of Availability

The ADS-B In Aviation Rulemaking Committee, Recommendations to Define a Strategy for Incorporating ADS-B In Technologies into the National Airspace System, submitted to the FAA on September 30, 2011, is available for review and downloading from the FAA Web site at: http://www.faa.gov/​nextgen/​portfolio/​trans_​support_​progs/​adsb/​

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Issued in Washington, DC on November 9, 2011.

James Eck,

Director, Air Traffic Organization, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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[FR Doc. 2011-29668 Filed 11-16-11; 8:45 am]

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