Leading technological innovation: Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) at MUAC

8 June 2018

One of the biggest constraints in air traffic control today is the saturation of voice communication channels. 60% of all incidents have (VHF) communication issues as a contributing factor. Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) helps alleviate this saturation and congestion by providing an additional means of communication for aircrews and air traffic controllers. It enables the fast exchange of text messages between controllers and pilots.

Learn more about CPDLC in our leaflet. 

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CPDLC: an application to improve the safety and efficiency of air traffic management