PMV Engineering anticipated the ADS-B mandate by receiving an EASA STC for ADS-B OUT in compliance with the last regulation (CS-ACNS) on A320 family aircraft.
As a reminder, ADS-B Out signal is used for surveillance purposes on the ground or onboard other aircraft in order to facilitate airborne traffic.
The main topics of this modification are :
- Upgrade of the transpondesr to DO-260B
- Upgrade of the GPS position source
- Addition of an ADS-B fail indication in the flight deck.
The same retrofit is in progress for B737 classic and NG aircraft.