New Southern Sky and Meteorological Services

Integrating fine scale meteorological information into air traffic management and Performance Based Navigation applications will support seamless, safe and efficient aviation operations.

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What advantages do we gain from better Meteorological Information?

The implementation of automated data acquisition, the introduction of new meteorological hazard information data, and the application of the developing International Weather Information Exchange Model (IWXXM) will provide a common format for weather data, enabling integration with aeronautical information systems. The integration of meteorological data with other systems will enable real-time provision of that data and compiled meteorological information directly to users, on the ground and in the air.

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Eligibility criteria for ADS-B grant released
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8 November 2019

Eligibility criteria for ADS-B grant released

If you own a New Zealand-registered aircraft with a MCTOW of less than 7,500kg, ...

Be equipped with ADS-B OUT
by 31 December 2021

Countdown to ADS-B in all controlled airspace. This is the proposed deadline. The clock is ticking and the ‘shops’ are filling.