Emergency Local Transmitter (ELT)

All aircraft registered in Aruba shall be equipped with an Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELT) or a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) as required by Aruba regulation: AUA-OPS & AUA-OPS 1.820.


During the initial registration a copy of logbook entry or work order recording that the new mode-S code has been entered in the transponder should be submitted to the DCA. The same applies for the ELT and SATCOM as applicable. When programming the ELT country code 307 shall be used for Aruba.


The DCA will provide you with your unique Mode-S and ELT Codes upon submission of INS. 4.009.


The information required for the initial registration of the ELTs is listed in form INS-16.008.