Controller-pilot data link statistics from NASA's 1997 Atlanta Flight Test

@article{Rankin1998ControllerpilotDL,
  title={Controller-pilot data link statistics from NASA's 1997 Atlanta Flight Test},
  author={James M. Rankin and P. Mattson},
  journal={17th DASC. AIAA/IEEE/SAE. Digital Avionics Systems Conference. Proceedings (Cat. No.98CH36267)},
  year={1998},
  volume={2},
  pages={F25/1-F25/8 vol.2}
}
  • J. Rankin, P. Mattson
  • Published 31 October 1998
  • Computer Science
  • 17th DASC. AIAA/IEEE/SAE. Digital Avionics Systems Conference. Proceedings (Cat. No.98CH36267)
Controller-Pilot communications at NASA's Low Visibility Landing and Surface Operations (LVLASO) flight test (Atlanta, GA 1997) used a Mode-S datalink to reinforce normal VHF radio communications. The Controller-Pilot Datalink Communications (CPDLC) channel followed a modified version of the RTCA DO-219 standard to uplink taxi routes and hold clearances to NASA's 757 research aircraft. A Controller Interface (CI) workstation encoded the air traffic controllers' instructions into the DO-219… 

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