With regulations and safety requirements increasing around the globe, the need for a reliable partner to provide testing and training for both your aircraft and crew is critical. ARINCDirect is your FANS 1/A+ partner, providing technical support and troubleshooting assistance for all your FANS controller pilot data link communication (CPDLC), automatic dependent surveillance-contract (ADS-C), and CPDLC-DCL needs.
ARINCDirect offers two automated FANS test stations available for remote customer access 24/7 from anywhere in the world. We also offer more in-depth troubleshooting support with our scheduled operator assisted FANS testing. ARINCDirect FANS testing is conducted via our live network using either VHF or Satellite data link. FANS Testing allows you to be in the cockpit of your aircraft exchanging real time CPDLC and ADS-C messages while in contact with our subject matter expert providing assistance with troubleshooting, training and verification of your FANS installation. We are also able to provide FANS testing logs outlining every message transmission to/from the aircraft for audit purposes.
Two simple requirements:
- FANS Capable Avionics Suite
- ARINCDirect VHF and/or Satellite Data Link Connection
- FANS CPDLC concept, theory & system requirements
- Automatic dependent surveillance contract
- Aeronautical facilities notification logon process
- Pilot interface and interaction with onboard systems supporting CPDLC
- Common contingency scenarios
- Hands-on, in-cockpit training using published ATC message sets
FANS Coverage Areas
Collins Aerospace ARINCDirect offers Letter of Authorization (LOA) assistance to help flight departments obtain the required FAA approval to conduct worldwide FANS 1/A+ operations. The requirement to obtain a LOA for FANS 1/A+ operations can be frustrating for aircraft operators. ARINCDirect is able to remove any confusion and ensure that all of the necessary documentation is in place ensuring the certification process will be as quick and painless as possible. ARINCDirect will assemble the necessary information and create a submission-ready LOA data package for U.S. based operators in pursuit of a Data Link LOA.