Distress radiobeacon

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 27, 2009 - 6:21 AM
Satellite monitoring of 121.5-MHz emergency locator transmitters (ELTs) will end as of February 1.
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
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
Dec 11, 2007 - 6:41 AM
The FAA has given its 2004 Excellence in Aviation Research Award to the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) for publishing a manual on ditching for corporate, f
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