The FAA on Oct. 29 will satisfy a key prerequisite in its plan to relaunch controller-pilot datalink communications (datacomm) as the first controller receives training on a Thales ATM-built automation system at Memphis International Airport. Following training, Memphis controllers and cargo operator FedEx in November will begin departure clearance (DCL) operations at the airport, the first step in a wider datacomm rollout at major U.S. airports. Currently, clearances are typically ...


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