As Europe moves ahead with building a controller-pilot data link communications network in the core of the continent by 2014, the FAA is starting to work on a similar system with the same technology. Europe has been gaining experience with CPDLC during operational use of a data link network at the Maastricht Upper Area Control Center--a Eurocontrol facility that handles traffic over the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and parts of Germany. Fifteen airlines are now using the service with ...


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