Beacons

Jun 3, 2014 - 3:10 AM
Currently, there appears to be no uniform airline adoption of automated tracking and alerting systems.
Sep 30, 2010 - 7:19 AM
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is said to be close to responding to an FAA request that it withdraw a June notice that seeks to impose a total
Sep 30, 2010 - 6:20 AM
Eurocopter and aviation beacon specialist Kannad are introducing a “new-generation” emergency locator transmitter (ELT) that features antenna redundancy.
Aug 2, 2010 - 8:51 AM
Although the FAA does not specifically require 406-MHz emergency locator transmitters (ELTs) for U.S.-registered aircraft, it seems inevitable that owners
Jul 7, 2010 - 4:52 AM
Aircraft owners in the U.S.
Mar 31, 2010 - 6:24 AM
The FAA has issued a supplemental type certificate (STC) to Sierra Industries for the installation of the Artex C406 (406 MHz) emergency locator transmitte
Jul 28, 2009 - 6:22 AM
The 27-minute search for the life-rafts occupied by the survivors of a Bond-operated Eurocopter EC 225 helicopter that ditched into the North Sea on <link
Mar 30, 2009 - 5:12 AM
In an effort to cut down on the more than 2,000 false distress signals it receives each year from emergency locator transmitters (ELT) and emergency positi
Jan 5, 2009 - 6:01 AM
As of February 1, search-and-rescue satellites will stop monitoring 121.5 MHz, one of the frequencies used by emergency locator transmitters.
May 2, 2008 - 5:27 AM
For the second time in three years the international requirements for ELT equipage are changing, but this time the International Civil Aviation Organizatio