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What You Need to Know About the GADSS Regulation and how can Avioparts help operators and OEMs comply with it
Following several accidents where downed aircraft could not be located at all, or only after long and expensive search efforts, the Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS) recommendations were adopted by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in March 2016. In December 2015, the European Union (EU) also adopted the ICAO-GADSS global flight tracking initiative to improve the location of aircraft in distress anywhere in the world.
Michelin sponsors Melanie Astles, the first female pilot competing in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship
Melanie Astles is the five-time French aerobatics champion and has finished several times in the top 10 of the world and European Aerobatics championship ranking. Now, as the Challenger Cup pilot, she enters history as the first woman to compete in the Red Bull Air Race, the ‘must-see’ event in aerial aerobatics.
Avioparts, Authorized distributor of Michelin Aircraft Tires since 2006 is proud to be part of this historic event, which sees the first ever Embraer 190-E2 aircraft to be built and delivered in to revenue service in the world, supported by Avioparts.