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This was a important presentation by Eddie T., from Tracon, esp since our Club gliders do it have mode C transponder, as many of the Private ships at SSI do, some privates also with ads-b Out. These 2 allow ATC and GA (having ads-b In) to see the traffic.Those club ships doing day-member or Mile high scenic are at a disadvantage of not being noticed or tracked by ATC for clearance / separation to ORD arrivals that are landing eastbound. Anyone attempting XC with a Club single-place would also be unnoticed by ATC.
We learned tonite that if a glider has Transponder, they can request Flight Following from ATC & use code 1202, and show up on radar.