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October 2015

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ADS-Be Ready – Asking the Right Questions, Getting the Right Solutions

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In my line of work, I am fortunate enough to have the opportunity to speak with a lot of pilots on a regular basis. The conversation typically turns to ADS-B, usually because I push it in that direction. As it turns out, pilots are pretty eager to talk about their airplanes, so it's usually not difficult to get the conversation started. Once we get past the typical "it won't happen" comment, I try to take on more of an advisor-type role in helping them select the best solution for their specific flight profile. The following are the questions I ask and the questions you should be able to answer in order to make the best decision about how to equip your aircraft. What do you fly? This is hands down the easiest question I'll ever ask a pilot, unless they're some sort of Black Ops pilot that is sworn to secrecy under the penalty of death. The "what do you fly" question gives me an idea about how they fly and what they use the plane for, which in turn will start to narrow down the solutions that would fit their needs best. If it's an airframe I've never heard...
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