This Technical Specification is for the production of conformity evidence for FDP-FDP ground-based system interoperability which has to be declared by the Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) before putting FDP-systems into service. This Technical Specification defines the Technical, Operational and Maintenance requirements for Flight Data Processing (ATC-ATC) system interoperability.
Flight Data Processing (FDP) interoperability between ATC units is a key element to facilitate and harmonise Flight Data systems data exchanges and critical to the functioning of a harmonised European Air Traffic Management system. FDP Interoperability can be achieved by the use of different techniques appropriate to the operational need, e.g. message exchange, replication mechanisms and data sharing.
The architectural framework in which the different actors have to inter-operate is of major importance to define the context in which the European Standards have to be developed.