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    How to ensure reality of plans and deal with the differences throughout Europe, while mandates are general/global for Europe?


    Cliff Van Craen
    SESAR Deployment Manager

    CliffVC edited question

      A robust and realistic Deployment Programme is the first step towards successful PCP implementation. Therefore, SDM will pay great attention to any specific situation at local level where SDM’s top-down approach to derive implementation projects from PCP does not fit. It is one of SDM’s added values to feature an ability to assess any local situation thanks to its wide ATM expertise and adapt the Deployment Programme accordingly. When such local specificities are not initially known by SDM, it is expected that the stakeholders’ consultation will allow to detect and address them adequately.

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        ANSP Air Navigation Service Provider
        ATM Air Traffic Management
        AO Airport Operator
        AU Airspace User
        CA Cooperative Arrangement
        CEF Connecting Europe Facility
        CfP Call for Proposals
        DLS Data Link Services
        DP Deployment Programme
        EASCG European ATM Standards Coordination Group
        EASA European Aviation Safety Agency
        EC European Commission
        EDA European Defence Agency
        ESSIP European Single Sky Implementation
        EUROCAE European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment
        FUA Flexible Use of Airspace
        IDSG Interim Deployment Steering Group
        INEA Innovation and Networks Executive Agency
        LO Liaison Officer
        MD Managing Director of the SESAR Deployment Manager
        NM Network Manager
        NOP Network Operations Plan
        NSA National Safety Authority
        PDP Preliminary Deployment Programme
        PRB Performance Review Body
        SESAR Single European Sky ATM Research
        SB Supervisory Board of the SESAR Deployment Manager
        SCP Stakeholders’ Consultation Platform of the SESAR Deployment Manager
        SDM SESAR Deployment Manager
        SG Steering Group of the SCP
        TS Thematic Sub-Group (=”Expert Group”) of SCP