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    Related to DLS: now when short term frequency issues are addressed – how to secure full focus on achieving governance structure, mandate/responsibility/mandate certification and standardisation body – during this period of “relief” – so that we will not end in new frequency issue again within 3-5 years

    Cliff Van Craen

    Tim Laveyne

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      Cliff Van Craen

      According to the DLS Recovery Plan, the SESAR Deployment Manager is acting as a precursor, stimulating the establishment of a single European DLS Governance taking advantage of SDA Model.

      With regard to this, the SDM encourages the elaboration of a multistakeholder project that will specifically define an European Common DLS Governance and support the SDM in the identification of the Service Areas and the design of the required system architecture at Service Area and European level in order to implement the European target solution as defined in the ELSA study.

      Moreover, as the definition and implementation of an effective data link end-to-end system certification process is considered an essential enabler to a successful deployment and operation, SDM will interface through dedicated working arrangements, with the relevant stakeholders and Bodies (EASA and Standardisation Bodies) to facilitate its execution.

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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