DLCS Operational in Reykjavik Area Control Centre

In June 2009 Tern Systems Data Link Communication System became operational in Reykjavik Area Control Centre (RACC).  The DLCS supports Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Contract  (ADS-C) and Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC).

ADS-C enables the Control Centre to automatically create contracts with aircraft and receive information from onboard sensors.  Currently the RACC creates contracts for receiving periodic waypoint reports, but its application is to be extended in the near future.