ADS-B Out will supplement and/or replace ground-based radar systems. Using ground-based transceivers, an ADS-B Out system generates aircraft position information with greater accuracy and reliability. Benefits for operators and air traffic control include:
Improved position accuracy for air traffic control for all flight segments: surface, terminal area and en-route operations
-Closely spaced parallel approaches
--Reduced spacing on final approach
Improved air traffic control services in non-radar airspace
ADS-B Out installation for the G150 will include replacement of the aircraft’s existing transponders with DO-260B-compliant units, which will be required for U.S. and European airspace, and the installation of a universal access transceiver and three antennas. The new equipment is manufactured by Garmin International of Olathe, Kansas.
Initial installations of ADS-B Out on G150s will be done at Gulfstream’s Dallas facility. ADS-B Out is available for all other in-production Gulfstream aircraft — G650, G550, G450, G280 — and several out-of-production aircraft — GV, GIV, GIV-SP, G400. It will be available for the G200 in 2015. For more information, contact a Gulfstream Product Support regional sales manager.