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Search and Rescue with NASA
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Location: Forum Stage 2 - GAMA
Presenter: Tony Foster
NASA’s Search and Rescue Mission is improving emergency locator transmitters for commercial and general aviation aircraft. Hear from NASA representatives on how they have crash tested multiple planes to improve these beacons, what they’ve found from the crash tests and how installation standards for general aviation are going to be changing. Learn about some of the new technology going into beacons and the migration to the next generation of 406MHz transmitters.