ARINC GatRptApr19

Global Aircraft Tracking (GAT) Working Group Meeting Report, April 2019

Last Published: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

Global Aircraft Tracking (GAT) Working Group Meeting Report. Meeting held April 2-4, 2019, in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Satellite Authorisation Systems hosted the Global Aircraft Tracking (GAT) Working Group meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa. Chuck Adler, Boeing, is Chairman of this activity. The Global Aircraft Tracking Working Group continued development of ARINC Standards that define Autonomous Distress Tracking (ADT) requirements, aircraft architectures and interfaces, per APIM 17-004.

At this meeting, the GAT Working Group continued to review inputs to ARINC Project Paper 680: Aircraft Autonomous Distress Tracking (ADT).

The subcommittee also initiated development of ARINC Project Paper 681: Timely Recovery of Flight Data (TRFD). Subgroups reported their progress on the various assigned architectures. Future work will focus solely on Timely Recovery of Flight Data. 

Boeing will continue to lead conference calls every third Wednesday at 0700 Pacific, 1000 Eastern, and 1600 Central European Time.

The next in-person Timely Recovery of Flight Data Working Group meeting will be hosted by Airbus, on June 17-19, 2019 in Toulouse, France. 

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