Traffic received by PilotAware can be seen in real-time by accessing the Traffic page from the selection bar on any page. The Traffic Page will look something like this.
Whilst it is not necessary to understand this, it does give an insight into the technology
and the depth of information used by PilotAware.
This shows the unique ICAO code that is being transmitted or the code assigned by a PilotAware Unit or FLARM unit. We encourage ALL EC users to transmit the correct ICAO code.
This is the Tail Registration (or ground station) for the assigned Hex Code.
This column shows the detected transmission using the following codes.
Any target received could involve multiple codes. For example, in the screenshot above:
This column shows the Squawk code(Mode-A), and equivalent Mode-C Altitude image code
Distance from the host aircraft position. Only applicable to aircraft transmitting a location
such PilotAware, FLARM, ADSB and Mode-S/3D.
Relative height difference in feet, of the target from the host position. A direct Mode-S
reception is required for this to be added to the MLAT data provided.
Target bearing direction from the host position. Only applicable aircraft transmitting a GPS
signal such PilotAware, FLARM, ADSB and Mode-S targets provided with MLAT data.
Signal strength of received 1090MHz Targets (ADSB Mode-C and Mode-S)
Age of last received data from the target in seconds.
Version, NACp, SDA, NICa, SIL, SILs.
Information regarding registered aircraft owner.