Cospas-Sarsat

May 19, 2008 - 10:29 AM
A voice-capable, three-frequency ELT made by the UK’s HT Smith Group is now being marketed in North America by Winslow Life Raft of Lake Suzy, Fla.
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
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
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
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.
Nov 3, 2006 - 4:09 AM
Recent input from NBAA and new ICAO documents help clarify international ELT requirements.