Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS)

SKYTRAC’s Autonomous Distress Tracking (ADT) solution is a GADSS-compliant system designed to comply with the upcoming 2023 GADSS recommendations.


Global Aeronautical Distress & Safety System (GADSS)

SKYTRAC’s GADSS solution is backed by 35 years of experience in tracking and monitoring aircraft in some of the world’s most remote locations. Our novel Autonomous Distress Tracking (ADT) technology satisfies the upcoming 2023 GADSS recommendations. 

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Meet ICAO GADSS Recommendations

Comply with ICAO for the upcoming 2023 global GADSS recommendations with SKYTRAC’s leading solution.

End-to-End ADT and ELT Configurability

Configure SKYTRAC’s Autonomous Distress Tracking (ADT) solution with multiple leading ELT systems such as with the leading ARTEX ELT-5000.

Redundant Hardware Design for Peace of Mind

SKYTRAC’s ADT-5000 features a redundant hardware design, ensuring minimal false reports and system failures.

Capture Critical Aircraft Parameters

Record and transfer flight data wirelessly directly to your Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA)/Flight Data Management (FDM) program without buying additional hardware.

Alert Multiple Stakeholders in Case of Emergency

Leverage Distress Reports to alert airline stakeholders, Search and Rescue, and Accident Investigation Authorities using the LADR database. 

Certified Solution Meeting Stringent Regulations

SKYTRAC’s GADSS solution meets ICAO Annex 6 (Part 1) Section 6.18 and Eurocae ED-237 MASP specifications.


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SKYTRAC Autonomous Distress Tracking is a GADSS-compliant automated distress and safety system that goes beyond basic GPS reporting to keep all stakeholders fully informed when an in-flight safety incident occurs.

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Contact a Technical Expert

To discuss how SKYTRAC Autonomous Distress Tracking (ADT) can enable your aircraft to comply with ICAO GADSS recommendations, contact a SKYTRAC technical expert. SKYTRAC’s solution is ideal for both forward-fit and retrofit opportunities.

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SKYTRAC provides an end-to-end GADSS solution for forward-fit and retrofit aircraft. Discover how our ADT-5000 or ADT-200 can help you comply with GADSS.


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