GA's input to the international ELT/tracking debate
from By Frank Hofmann, IAOPA representative to ICAO and COPA director
Since I will be attending IAOPA's European Regional meeting at the time of this Multi-Disciplinary meeting on Global Tracking, I would nevertheless like to provide input from the GA user perspective. In summary, IAOPA's position regarding ELTs has been: As IAOPA has maintained since 2002, the ICAO mandate for ELTs has inhibited the development of better alternative technology through the SARP’s use of limiting language.
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