On Jan. 1, 2020, your aircraft must be equipped with the FAA-mandated ADS-B Out technology to enter ADS-B defined airspace. Aircraft not complying with these requirements will be denied access to Class A, B, C, and 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 surface.
The ADS-B rule will require that the operator of an unequipped aircraft request an authorization at least one hour prior to the flight. Not all requests for authorization will be granted.
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