[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 222 (Thursday, November 17, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 71430]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-29668]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B)

AGENCY: Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration.

ACTION: Notice of availability--Recommendations from the ADS-B In 
Aviation Rulemaking Committee.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of a Report from the 
ADS-B In Aviation Rulemaking Committee, Recommendations to Define a 
Strategy for Incorporating ADS-B In Technologies into the National 
Airspace System. This committee was convened at the FAA's request to 
provide a forum for the U.S. and international aviation community to 
provide recommendations on a global strategy to proceed with ADS-B In 
while ensuring compatibility with the standards adopted for ADS-B Out. 
The FAA is currently reviewing the report to evaluate the appropriate 
course of action.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doug Arbuckle, Chief Scientist, 
Surveillance & Broadcast Services Pgm, Sr Advisor for Surveillance & 
PNT, NextGen JPDO, (757)-846-4225.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On June 30, 2010, the FAA chartered the ADS-B In Aviation 
Rulemaking Committee (ARC) to provide a forum for the U.S. and 
international aviation community to define a strategy for incorporating 
ADS-B In technologies into the National Airspace System. The ARC 
specifically was tasked to provide recommendations for proceeding with 
ADS-B In while ensuring compatibility with the ADS-B Out aviation 
standards set forth in Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations 
Sec.  91.225, ADS-B Out equipment and use and Sec.  91.227, ADS-B Out 
equipment performance requirements.

Notice of Availability

    The ADS-B In Aviation Rulemaking Committee, Recommendations to 
Define a Strategy for Incorporating ADS-B In Technologies into the 
National Airspace System, submitted to the FAA on September 30, 2011, 
is available for review and downloading from the FAA Web site at: 
http://www.faa.gov/nextgen/portfolio/trans_support_progs/adsb/

    Issued in Washington, DC on November 9, 2011.
James Eck,
Director, Air Traffic Organization, Federal Aviation Administration 
(FAA).
[FR Doc. 2011-29668 Filed 11-16-11; 8:45 am]
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