Section 8. Ocean21
is an Air Traffic Control (ATC) System deployed in designated
en route and oceanic airspace. Ocean21 includes both
surveillance and flight data processing, which provides the
controllers with automated decision support tools to
establish, monitor, and maintain separation between aircraft,
and aircraft to airspace and terrain.
based radar surveillance processing.
Prediction and Reporting for conflict probe.
Dependence Surveillance-Addressable (ADS-A).
Dependence Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B).
Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC).
Interfacility Data Communications (AIDC).
Support Tools used primarily for situation awareness.
Flight Data including Electronic Flight Strips.
6-8-2. OPERATIONAL SUPERVISOR-IN-CHARGE RESPONSIBILITIES
addition to the watch supervision described in Chapter 2,
Administration of Facilities, Section 6, Watch
Supervision-Terminal/En Route, facilities must provide in
facility directives the operational duties and procedures for
the Supervisor-In-Charge associated with the Ocean21 System.
Responsibilities and procedures must include but are not
limited to the following:
flight information received at the Supervisor workstation in a
workstation message management.
data management when a channel changeover is being performed.
of Error Repair responsibilities.
6-8-3. ERROR REPAIR POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
Facilities must define responsibilities and develop procedures
associated with the Ocean21 System for the Error Repair
position. Responsibilities and procedures must include but are
not limited to:
messages received at the workstation in a timely manner.
and repair messages.
6-8-4. FACILITY MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES
LOAs, SOPs, MOUs and Sector Position Binders are current to
managers must consider Ocean21 functions and limitations when
reviewing current LOAs and/or negotiating future LOAs.
the following items when reviewing LOAs:
Information Transfer Procedures.
all facility directives, where applicable, support Ocean21.
Directives should include but are not limited to:
and sector configuration.
of surveillance sources.
of paper strips and strip marking.
flight data management.
Probe/Decision Support Tools use, limitations, and
8. Contingency plans.
6-8-5. TRANSFER OF POSITION
addition to the procedures outlined in para 6, Step-by-Step
Process, of Appendix D, Standard Operating Practice (SOP) for
the Transfer of Position Responsibility, in FAAO JO 7110.65,
Air Traffic Control, ensure facility directives include, at a
minimum, the following procedures:
relief briefing checklist.
6-8-6. OCEAN21 CHANNEL CHANGEOVERS
Facilities must identify the procedures for a channel
changeover that include a checklist detailing actions to be
taken, and roles and responsibilities.
accordance with Chapter 8, NAS En Route Automation, and
requirements in this chapter, facilities must develop and
maintain procedures for the transition to and from, and during
Ocean21 degraded operations. A facility directive must include
a checklist detailing actions, roles, and responsibilities
during planned and unplanned outage or degraded operation.
6-8-8. CONTROLLER PILOT DATA LINK COMMUNICATIONS
Facility managers must ensure that local procedures are
developed for the use of CPDLC. These procedures must include
but not be limited to:
use of free-text messages in air-to-ground communication.
link limitations and exceptions.
assignment for automated transfer.