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    Is the SESAR Deployment Manager deciding on the Deployment Programme?

    CliffVC edited question


      First, the Deployment Programme is “only” a project view of the Pilot Common Project. This implies that what to implement, where to implement, by whom to implement and by when, is imposed by the regulation on SDM. Within this framework, SDM’s added value is to build on industry’s expertise to set how to best organise a portfolio of implementation projects that, when completed, will all together meet the what, the where, the who and the when set by the PCP. This is what the Deployment Programme aims at.

      Second, final approval of the Deployment Programme (DP) will be by the European Commission (EC). The SESAR Deployment Manager has the contractual obligation to provide the DP to EC. The SESAR Deployment Manager will consult on the DP with all stakeholders before submission to EC to ensure the buy-in of the operational stakeholders to the greatest possible degree. Any major version of the DP submitted to EC for its approval will be accompanied by a consultation report that will record all opinions and recommendations issued by the members of the stakeholder’s consultation platform and how they were processed by SDM. This report will conclude with SDM’s assessment of stakeholders’ level of buy-in.

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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