Canadas ADS-B

Youve just met the U.S. ADS-B mandate, and just in time. But, dont relax just yet. If you plan to fly in Canada, you probably dont meet the ADS-B requirements there.

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Just to make sure you understand whats up, lets review. In the U.S., weve got excellent radar coverage, so all those radar sites have been modified to understand your aircrafts ADS-B out transmissions. In those areas where radar sites dont quite have adequate coverage, the FAA has added ground stations specifically to receive your ADS-B Out. The bottom line is that the FAA has sufficient ground-based coverage to know where you are almost all the time, using your ADS-B Out.
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