ADS-B Ground Stations and Aircraft/Vehicle Tracking Solutions

Planevision Systems designs and manufactures advanced ADS-B receivers, antennas and accessories for professional applications. For industrial, corporate and defense customers we offer a number of comprehensive and customizable ADS-B receiver solutions with extended service scopes. You will find more informations about these offers on this page. Please send us an e-mail via the Contact Box if you have specific interests, for a quote or if you are a reseller. Planevision Systems is located in the Hamburg area, Germany, close to Airbus Industries and Lufthansa Technik AG.

About ADS-B Tracking

ADS-B Receiver rack - how to

ADS-B (Automatic Dependant Surveillance – Broadcast) is the worldwide standard for aircraft position and flight data transmissions. By 2020 ADS-B will be a mandatory aircraft equipment in many regions of the world. Also ADS-B is increasingly used by helicopters, light aircraft, gliders, drones and airport vehicles. With our affordable 19″, 10″ and 8.5″ PlaneTRack ADS-B receivers our corporate customers can obtain valuable tracking information for their individual needs:

  • Airfield/Apron/Terminal area situational awareness
  • Low flying operations (helicopter, offshore and onshore wind farms, oil and gas platforms)
  • Rescue operations in mountainous areas, valley surveillance
  • Drone tracking
  • Airport vicinity noise monitoring
  • Flying schools
  • Defense and Electronic Intelligence
  • Vessel/helicopter operations
  • Calibration of navaid equipment

PlaneTRack ADS-B receiving systems are available in both 19″ standard-rack and 10″ mini-rack inserts. They are certified according to European CE regulations (EMC, VDE, EN60950-1) and compliant with ICAO Annex 10, Doc 9871, RTCA DO-260/A/B, Eurocae ED102/A and ED-129. 10″ inserts can also be ordered as 8.5″ desktop devices, also with underdesk mounting option.

Options are available for AC or DC power supply, extended temperature range, SNMP control, airborne vibration/shock compliance (DO-160), extended warranty, component exchange services and others.

PlaneRTx VHF COM Ground Station

Flugfunk Bodenstation - 19 Zoll

PlaneRTx is the perfect economical VHF/COM solution for small airports, heliports or operator offices. It houses standard aircraft VHF transceivers (Becker, f.u.n.k.e., TQ avionics, etc.) in a 19" rack insert, integrated with a power supply unit, antenna, microphone and headphone connectors. Many helpful options and accessories are available, e.g. external speaker connector with built-in AF amplifier, battery back-up power jack with automatic fallback, line out signal for voice recorders, etc.

VIDEO: PlaneTRack ADS-B in action

VIDEO: PALU Angels Helicopter Approach ADS-B Solution

PlaneTRack Receivers No.1 in Western Europe Wind Farm ADS-B

ADS-B Receiving System - 19 inch - Windfarms

PlaneTRack 19″ ADS-B Receivers have become a standard equipment on many new and existing wind farm projects in the North and Irish Sea due to their competitive advantages:

  • noise-immune RF frontend with narrow-band 1090 MHz filters (not a SDR)
  • high speed decoder with dedicated FPGA hardware
  • fully decoded network output in various formats (raw, JSON, CSV, Eurocontrol Asterix) – no need for PC
  • rugged hardware, including AISI316 antenna and brackets

The Automatic Runway Announcement and Tower Frequency Repeater (ALIS) by EFB Systems is the unique solution for unmanned or remote airfield operations. It features automatic voice transmission over VHF radio and handheld VHF voice repeater equipment.

PlaneTRack ADS-B 19 and 10 inch Rack Receiving Equipment

ADS-B Receiver - 19 inch rack - front view
PlaneTRack 19" ADS-B Receiver Type B
ADS-B System - 19 inch rack - rear view
PlaneTRack 19" ADS-B Receiver Type B
ADS-B Receiving System - 19 inch rack - Type B10 front view
PlaneTRack 10" ADS-B Receiver Type B10
ADS-B - Type B10 rear view
PlaneTRack 10" ADS-B Receiver Type B10

Planevision Systems Offerings

Want to establish an ADS-B reception site on a remote oil rig, tv tower or wind farm platform? Our receivers and antennas are available in land and maritime (rugged) versions and support remote control and trouble-free operations.

With our JetView-S virtual radar display software we offer a flexible solution to display ADS-B and Multilateration targets from multiple sites on Windows™ and Linux computers.

If you do not want to share your organization’s flight data with the public, but still have a need for ADS-B or Multilateration coverage, a private monitoring network may be an interesting alternative for you.

With the vast experience of its founders in RF and ADS-B receiver design and display software programming, Planevision Systems can help you to design and install your preferred ADS-B or Multilateration solution.

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