CPDLC – Europe-Specific Procedures
- Published: Tuesday, 22 August 2017 05:00
- Written by Anna Kozak
There are some differences between CPDLC that is used in oceanic airspace and other regions of the world as part of FANS 1/A and the ATN-B1 type of CPDLC being implemented in Europe, which the Europeans have branded Link 2000+.
It is possible for an airplane to be equipped with only FANS 1/A, or ATN-B1, or both; therefore, an airplane that is capable of using CPDLC over the North Atlantic may not be capable of CPDLC throughout Europe, and airplanes that are CPDLC capable in Europe may not be capable over the North Atlantic or in many other areas of…