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ADS-C ETA min/max report

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Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA)

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C)

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the ADS-C report containing the earliest and latest values of ETA computed by the aircraft system on the point specified by ATC (e.g. IAF).

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SESAR Concept of Operations Step 2 Edition 2014 (Ed. 01.01.00)

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Lexicon Release 2015.1


ADS-C Extended Projected Profile

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Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract Extended Projected Profile

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Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C)

EPP data

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ADS-C EPP

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the ADS-Contract for EPP data.

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SESAR Concept of Operations Step 1, Edition 2015

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Lexicon Release 2015.1

Aeronautical telecommunication network

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ATN

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An internetwork architecture that allows ground, air-ground and avionic data subnetworks to interoperate by adopting common interface services and protocols based on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model.

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ICAO Official definition, ANNEX 10/III Aeronautical Telecommunications — Part I, Digital Data Communication Systems; Part II, Voice Communications Systems 1995, 1st ed., Amdt 76 (01/11/2001), p. 1

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A global internetwork architecture that allows ground, air-ground and avionic data subnetworks to exchange digital data for the safety of air navigation and for the regular, efficient and economic operation of air traffic services.

Source: ICAO, AN-WP/8297 Approval of Draft Report to Council on Amendment 83 to Annex 10 24/1/08, p. B-2

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Air traffic management system

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ATM System

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air traffic management

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A system that provides ATM through the collaborative integration of humans, information, technology, facilities and services, supported by air, ground and/or space-based communications, navigation and surveillance.

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1. ICAO (2007) Official definition, PANS-ATM Procedures for Air Navigation Services — Air Traffic Management [Doc 4444] 2007, 15th ed. (Amdt 4, 15/11/2012)

2. SESAR Concept of Operations Step 2 Edition 2014 (Ed. 01.01.00)

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Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast

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Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract

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Automatic Dependent Surveillance (ADS)

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ADS-B

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A means by which aircraft, aerodrome vehicles and other objects can automatically transmit and/or receive data such as identification, position and additional data, as appropriate, in a broadcast mode via a data link.

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ICAO, Official definition added to An 10/III by Amdt 76 (01/11/2001), to the PANS-ATM by Amdt 5 (2007) and modified by Amdt 40 to An 2 (2007) and Amdt 34 to An 15 (2007). Abbreviation and term added to PANS-ABC (Doc 8400) by Amdt 28 (2007).

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Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract

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ADS contract

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Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast

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Automatic Dependent Surveillance (ADS)

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ADS-C

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A means by which the terms of an ADS-C agreement will be exchanged between the ground system and the aircraft, via a data link, specifying under what conditions ADS-C reports would be initiated, and what data would be contained in the reports.

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SESAR Concept of Operations Step 1, Edition 2015

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The abbreviated term “ADS contract” is commonly used to refer to ADS event contract, ADS demand contract, ADS periodic contract.

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Lexicon Release 2015.1

Availability

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The ability of a system to perform its required function at the initiation of the intended operation. It is quantified as the proportion of the time the system is available to the time the system is planned to be available.

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ICAO (2008), doc. 9882, Manual on Air Traffic Management System Requirements

ICAO (2003), AN-CONF/11-WP/4, The Global ATM Operational Concept

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Capability

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1.The collective ability to deliver a specified type of effect or a specified course of action. Within the context of the SESAR Programme a capability is therefore the ability to support the delivery of a specific operational concept to an agreed level of performance.

2.The ability of one or more of the enterprise's resources to deliver a specified type of effect or a specified course of action to the enterprise stakeholders.

3.The ability of a system to provide a service or perform a function that, either on its own or with other services or functions, can deliver a definable level of performance. This level of performance is measurable within a framework of performance indicators and safety requirements.

Definition Source

1.SESAR Working Method on Services (D100, Ed. 00.05.00, 2014)

2.SESAR European ATM Architecture (EATMA) Guidance Material v6 (D136, Ed. 00.06.04, 2015)

3.ICAO (2008), doc. 9882, Manual on Air Traffic Management System Requirements

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Continuity

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The probability of a system performing its required function without unscheduled interruptions during the intended period of operations.

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ICAO (2008), doc. 9882, Manual on Air Traffic Management System Requirements

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Controller-pilot data link communications

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data link

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CPDLC

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A means of communication between controller and pilot, using data link for ATC communications.

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ICAO Annex 2 Rules of the Air, Tenth Edition, July 2005

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Data link-automatic terminal information service

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digital automatic terminal information service

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automatic terminal information service (ATIS)

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D-ATIS

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The provision of ATIS via data link.

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ICAO (2001) Official definition, Annex 11, Air Traffic Services

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Lexicon Release 2015.2

Electronic Flight Bag

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EFB

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Electronic computing and/or communications equipment or systems used to display a variety of aviation data or perform a variety of aviation functions. The scope of EFB functionality may include data connectivity. EFBs may be portable electronic devices or installed systems. The physical EFB may use various technologies, formats and forms of communications.

Definition Source

Transport Canada (2005), AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION CIRCULAR 1/05, USE OF ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAGS (EFB)[1]

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More details on the 3 different EFB classes can be found on SKYBRARY [2]

Integrity

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A measure of the trust that can be placed in the correctness of the information supplied by the total system. Integrity includes the ability of a system to provide timely and valid warnings to the user (alerts).

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ICAO, Official definition, Annex 10, Vol. I (Aeronautical Communications), Chapter 3

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Legacy

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Applied to a system or capability, (this concept) indicates a situation in which a user/organisation continues to use a system or continues to operate with capabilities which no longer provide the full range of functions or the level of economy other, newer systems would.

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SESAR Consortium (2007) CONOPS Acronyms and Definitions, Task 2.2.2 - Milestone 3, Document Number: DLT-0612-222-02-00

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