cooperative aircraft

cooperative aircraft

An aircraft carrying a secondary surveillance radar transponder. It cooperates by replying to the transmitted signals.
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Air Force's largest airplanes to ensure that the service meets an international deadline for equipping military aircraft with the latest satellite-based cooperative aircraft tracking technology.
The company's system comprises three sensors: the automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast, or ADS-B, a transponder that detects cooperative aircraft also carrying the sensor; the traffic collision avoidance system, or T-CAS; and the due regard radar, an air-to-air radar that detects aircraft that are not required to carry a transponder.
Cooperative aircraft are those that carry a transponder and emit a signal to show their position.
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