Mystery GPS glitch grounds flights, leaves passengers in the bar

The Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast system is not happy. Not happy at all
By Richard Speed 11 Jun 2019 at 10:07

Hundred of flights were cancelled and aircraft grounded stateside over the weekend due to a mystery GPS glitch.

Reported in Hackaday and also discussed on PPrune (a site for pilots both professional and armchair-based to talk about aviation issues), the problem appears to lurk within the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system used to transmit important information about an aircraft – its location, speed and so on.

 

read more at: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/11/mystery_gps_glitch/