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    Tim Laveyne

    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