The Australian Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) Program
Australia has deployed ADS-B receivers across the continent and 99% of international flights now get the safety & efficiency benefits of the technology. The program is now well advanced in a phase whereby all IFR aircraft are equipping. The presentation will provide an overview of the ADS-B technology and its application in Australia including its history, current status and future.
About the Speaker
Greg Dunstone has more than forty years experience as a specialist engineer on radar and air traffic control systems with Airservices Australia.
Initially a radar engineer, he was involved in the ATCARDS first digital ATC system, then was the specialist that lead the RASPP project deployment of monopulse Secondary surveillance radar throughout Australia, before leading the ATC automation aspects of TAAATS in the 1990s and Maestro before the Sydney Olympics. He then ran the Airservices ADS-B program.
He currently leads the development of surveillance strategy in Australia including ADS-B, radar, surface movement radar, wide area multilateration and Precision Runway Monitoring. He is chairman of ICAO’s Asia Pacific ADS-B Task Force and the Australian Strategic Planning Group’s Surveillance Technology Working group (STWG). In 2011 he was awarded the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Lawrence Hardgrave Award for his leadership of the Australian ADS-B Program, and also the Royal Aeronautical Society’s 2011 Silver Specialist award.
He has a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree with honours from University of New South Wales and a Post Grad Diploma in Management from Deacon University.
When & Where
Royal Aeronautical Society - Queensland Branch
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