CANSO Academy: Introduction to Datalink: Part 1

As Datalink becomes more and more prevalent in the Air Traffic Management industry CANSO brought you the first of a two-part webinar exploring the implications and uses of the technology.

This first part gave an introduction and overview of Datalink Operations, including its systems and services, and a discussion of the capabilities and benefits of controller-pilot data link communications (CPDLC) and automatic dependent surveillance – contract (ADS-C).

We also explored CPDLC and ADS-C operations, introducing CPDLC messages and message sets, and establishing and managing Datalink connections.

In a conversation moderated by Lisa Bee, Director of Air Traffic Services, Inmarsat, and Chair of the CANSO Data Link Implementation Task Force, attendees heard from the following experts who will bring their combined knowledge, expertise and experience in all things Datalink:

  • Shelley Bailey, International Coordination Air Traffic Specialist, NAV CANADA
  • Ricardo De Sousa, CNS Strategy Lead, NATS

Download the slides, watch the replay, and see the Q&A

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Watch the replay

Part 2 of our series took place on 23 February, and looked at Datalink planning and implementation readiness. Watch the replay, download the slides and Q&A here..

Event Details

26 January 2023 @ 13:00 to 14:30 CET




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