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ADS-B: A Pilot's Other Best Friend

By January 1, 2020, you must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in most controlled airspace.Federal Regulations 14 CFR 91.225 and 14 CFR 91.227 contain the details.

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Do I have to equip? Take a look at our decision flowchart. If you use a temporary unique call sign, remember: call sign and ADS-B transmitter must match.

What are the rules? Get an overview of ADS-B requirements per airspace.

What equipment should I use? View the list of FAA certified equipment or search our database for ADS-B compliant equipment.

Who's Equipped? See equipage levels by category.

ADS-B Out Equipped? Find out if your equipment is working properly.

Exemption 12555 The application deadline for Exemption 12555 has passed. The FAA granted Exemption 12555 with a strict, limited timeframe in which operators must equip with new navigation receivers.

Have a TIS-B, FIS-B, or ADS-B problem to report? Email us and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Questions about equipping? Please visit our ADS-B page, FAQs or contact us at

9 months until equipage deadline. Don't get left in the hangar: you must equip by Jan 1, 2020

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