Air Canada and Nav Canada have finished initial controller pilot data link communications (CPDLC) trials. The new digital tool is expected to improve communications significantly between aircraft flying across the North Atlantic and the Gander, Newfoundland, automated air traffic control system. The increasing growth in flights over the North Atlantic further emphasizes the problems of HF communications due to frequency congestion, they said. CPDLC replaces voice communication with a ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must be a paid subscriber to access "Air Canada, Nav Canada Complete Initial Controller/Pilot Link Trials".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.