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FAA TV: Data Comm – Quiet Communications Make-Over; Moving Aviation from Voice to Text

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Published on: December 13, 2013

Data Comm allows air traffic controllers to transmit critical route information to pilots via digital text, replacing old two-way radio transmissions. This new NextGen technology will speed up departure queues and enable controllers to provide reroute information to airplane cockpits during flight, saving time, reducing fuel costs, and streamlining air traffic flow across the national airspace system.

Category: NextGen


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