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Automated flight following (AFF) is GPS aircraft tracking that is mandated by a government agency (or other governing body) for its contractors. The following criteria must be met:
- The device must transmit position reports every two minutes
- The position reports must be pushed into the third-party database (where they are automatically tracked by dispatchers)
Common uses for AFF devices are contractors flying for USDA during fire season and contractors flying for utility companies.

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