A tower built for the future
Air traffic controllers recently moved into a new air traffic control tower at the Region of Waterloo International Airport. Work first began in June 2015 on a replacement for the existing tower that was built over 45 years ago.Read More
Success! SpaceX launches second batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites with Aireon payload
On June 25 2017, a SpaceX rocket carrying 10 Iridium NEXT satellites launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Onboard these satellites is a payload that will have a tremendous impact on the entire aviation industry: the Aireon space-based automatic dependent surveillance broadcast payloads.
Aireon: Making space-based ADS-B a reality
On January 14, 2017, at 9:54 a.m. Pacific Time, a Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the California coast. The SpaceX rocket carried with it a record-sized delivery that included the first 10 Iridium® NEXT satellites hosting Aireon’s Automated Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology.