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GADSS and ADS-B

By now ADS-B technology is well understood. It allows for aircraft tracking which has become so popular and is now de rigueur for every avgeek with a smartphone. Which includes just about every reader of this site.

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Star Navigation Systems Group – Amir Bhatti and CEO Andrew Lucas, CEO

In Conversation: Amir Bhatti, CEO Star Navigation Systems Group

Amir Bhatti is Chief Executive Officer at Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd., a Canadian-based technology firm that focuses on providing aerospace solutions (hardware and software) for aircraft operators. Star’s solution provides real-time tracking, with performance trends and predictive incident occurrences. Essentially aircraft telemetry in a box. As airlines emerge from the pandemic, with slimmed-down fleets…

Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS)

Star Navigation facilitates GADSS’s Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) that airlines and aircraft operators utilize for aircraft / fleet tracking in normal conditions as well as in distress.

  • Mandatory ICAO Regulation – Star Solution Meets and Exceeds ICAO Annex 6, Part 1 GADSS compliance
  • Aircraft in Distress – Stream essential DFDR Data in Real Time – ‘Autonomous distress flight tracking’
  • Stay connected, stay informed – handle Irregular Operations (IROPS) with Star Navigation solutions
  • Post flight localization, recovery and analysis

Most Recent Engine Related Incidents

The past few weeks for airline industry have proven we can still benefit enormously from flight safety improvements. If we look back a few weeks on the engine related incidents, things clearly went wrong. Incidents are bound to happen, but the use of technology may assist in finding the root causes both post-incident (reactively) and…

Why track aircraft live

Live tracking of aircraft is vital for many reasons, but most importantly for safety. Safety being the most important aspect of aviation, live tracking gives us the ability to see aircraft’s exact position, altitude, heading, speed, bank angle, angel of attack and more. This allows us to make sure the aircraft is safe and on…

How airlines are racing to curb rising carbon emissions

Aviation industry faces mounting pressure to get serious about climate change. Air travel accounts for between three and five per cent of global CO2 emissions — and those emissions are on the rise. The number of flights around the world has increased substantially over the decades: In 1960, 100 million passengers travelled by air compared…