Beacons

Jan 11, 2008 - 4:27 AM
Weather satellites equipped to detect emergency locator transmitters helped rescue an estimated 1,500 sailors, hikers, downed pilots and others around the
Jan 7, 2008 - 10:09 AM
Old timers may remember ATC requests to report the “middle marker inbound.” But it’s been such a long time since they have been an integral part of an ILS
Nov 28, 2007 - 11:17 AM
Most pilots by now have heard about the plan to end satellite monitoring of emergency locator transmitter (ELT) distress signals broadcast over 121.5- and
Nov 2, 2007 - 11:13 AM
Many operators are installing 406-MHz emergency locator transmitters in place of the 121.5-MHz units as the January 1 deadline approaches on a new regulati
Sep 20, 2007 - 10:34 AM
France’s Kannad (Booth No.
Mar 30, 2007 - 7:48 AM
Although the FAA warned business jet operators that there was no way it could extend a January 1 deadline for installation of emergency locator transmitter
Mar 28, 2007 - 12:06 PM
406-MHz emergency locator transmitters must not be activated for testing during the first five minutes after any hour, unlike 121.5-MHz ELTs (see AIM revis
Feb 6, 2007 - 4:26 AM
Have you installed your 406-MHz emergency locator transmitter (ELT) yet? If trips to international destinations are in your plans, the sarsat units are mus
Jan 31, 2007 - 10:51 AM
Business jet operators knew three years ago that they would have to be equipped with approved ELTs by January 1 this year or be grounded until the installa
Jan 29, 2007 - 5:59 AM
As reported last month in <b>AIN</b>, under FAA requirements civil jets must be equipped with ELTs starting this month.