- Airport Ground Vehicle Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast
(ADS-B) Out Squitter Equipment
- Date issued
- Office of Primary Responsibility
- AAS-100, Office of Airport Safety & Standards - Airport Engineering Division
Provides guidance on the development, installation, testing, approval, and maintenance of ADS-B Out squitter units for airport ground vehicles. Using this AC, airports will be able to acquire approved and authorized airport ground vehicle ADS-B squitter units that are compliant with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Part 91, ADS–B Out Performance Requirements to Support Air Traffic Control (ATC) Service. Please note that the technical specifications for manufacturing ground vehicle ADS-B squitter units for airport ground vehicles are published in the FAA-E-3032, Vehicle ADS-B Specification, published January 7, 2015.
Contact the appropriate FAA Airport District Office or Regional Airports Division to discuss Airport Improvement Program (AIP) eligibility.
Learn more about Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B).
Editorial Note: The Consolidated AC was updated on 10 May 2023 to move the note from Appendix A, item a (FAA Approved Model Number: FDL-978-GTX/E), to its correct location under item b (FAA Approved Model Number: FDL-978-GTX/A (External Mount)).
Changes Change Title Date 1
150/5220-26 Change 1
Provides guidance on the development, installation, testing, approval, and maintenance of Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) Out squitter units for airport ground vehicles. Change 1 updates the ADS-B Specification version number, Table 1 to show airports with existing or planned FAA surveillance systems, and Appendix A to list qualified products.
- 150/5220-26 Change 1 (PDF)
150/5220-26 Change 2
Provides updated reference to the current version of the Vehicle Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Specification, FAA-E-3032, published January 7, 2015. The contact information of the existing product has been updated and a new qualified product (appendix A) is also included.
- 150/5220-26 Change 2 (PDF)
150/5220-26 Change 3
See consolidated AC.