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The content in this FAA link indicates that the answer to the question is "no". Under the rule, ADS-B Out performance will be required to operate in: Class A, B, and C airspace. Class E airspace within the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia at and above 10,000 feet MSL, excluding the airspace at and below 2,500 feet above the ...


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The only time it would make sense as a normal or abnormal procedure to turn off altitude reporting is when your static encoder system is reporting no or incorrect altitude information. Especially in today’s world of mandatory Mode C and/or ADS-b in certain airspaces. ATC in those airspaces may have you cycle your system temporarily. Or, they could have you ...


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If you want to be accurate in your story, you need to research the specific area in which the aircraft will be flying. Specifically, what types of radar are used in that area. In general a pilot can not make a plane in normal flight invisible by switching off its transponder. It would just become unidentifiable. By flying too low, too slow, and/or too ...


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Radar, which is an acronym for Radio Azimuth Direction And Ranging- is the main instrument for picking up reflections of radio pulses sent by a transmitter antenna, picked up by a receiver antenna. Basically, it is like hearing, seeing, but in an electronic way- building a situational awareness around you with the help of radio beams coming back to you from ...


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