automatic dependent surveillance


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automatic dependent surveillance (ADS)

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Automatic dependent surveillance.
A surveillance technique in which aircraft automatically provide, via a data link, data derived from on-board navigation and position fixing systems, including aircraft identification, four dimensional position and additional data as appropriate (ICAO).
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