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Aireon To Provide Aireon ALERT Free-of-charge

Aireon LLC, developer of the world's first space-based ADS-B global air traffic surveillance system, Sunday announced its plan to provide the Aireon Aircraft Locating and Emergency Response Tracking or Aireon ALERT service, free-of-charge.

The Aireon ALERT service is a global emergency tracking solution that will be provided as a public service to the aviation community.

It will allow rescue agencies to request the location and last flight track of any 1090 MHz ADS-B equipped aircraft flying in airspace currently without surveillance.

Aireon is a joint venture among Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM), NAV CANADA, ENAV, IAA.

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