If your ADS-B Out is not transmitting the required location data about your aircraft, it is not performing in compliance with the Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast Out rule and is considered to be a non-performing emitter, or NPE. Read this to ensure your emitter is broadcasting properly.
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.
What are the rules? Get an overview of ADS-B requirements per airspace.
⇒ What is the guidance for foreign operators? Learn more about ADS-B compliance and enforcement for foreign operators.
Who's Equipped? See equipage levels by category.
ADS-B Out Equipped? Find out if your equipment is working properly.
Not Yet Equipped? View the Statement of Policy for Authorizations to Operators of Aircraft That are Not Equipped With ADS-B Out Equipment and visit the ADS-B Deviation Authorization Preflight Tool (ADAPT) page.
⇒ Federal, State and Local Government Agencies conducting defense, security, law enforcement and first responder operations seeking authorization for non-ADS-B Out equipped aircraft
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.