How The Aviation Industry Can Deal With The ‘Data Link Dilemma’

celebration near aircraft on runway
A Qantas Airways Boeing 747-400 conducted the first in-service flight with the Future Air Navigation System, which expanded the use of ACARS to satellites, in June 1995.
Credit: Qantas Airways
Collins Aerospace is recommending steps the aviation industry can take to safeguard data link messaging between pilots and their airlines and air traffic controllers until a new aviation communications network is established. VHF ACARS is challenged by increased data Higher-capacity Advanced VHF is...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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