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CPDLC - Embraer 550/Legacy 500 (Essentials & Procedures) (eLearning)

Controller Pilot Data Link Communications, or CPDLC, has evolved into the primary means of communication for operations in oceanic airspace. In Europe, CPDLC is being deployed as a conduit for routine transactions that relieves congestion on the VHF voice channels. Pilots can now use CPDLC to downlink complex route clearance requests, accept clearances, provide position reports, request changes in altitude of offsets, and even print messages. The automation greatly reduces the workload not only for the crew, but for ATC as well.

Covering aircraft-specific and non-aircraft specific training requirements, this FAA-approved course satisfies AC 90-117 and is compliant with Transport Canada AC 700-041. This course uses recommended procedures found in ICAO’s Global Operational Data Link Document (GOLD) manual and meets the international standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

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Course Objectives

This course covers the following topics:

  • Using data link controls, procedures, and limitations
  • Logon and notification procedures
  • Loss of network logon/notification
  • Display features
  • Weather deviations, offsets, and waypoint sequencing
  • Advisories and annunciation
  • Responses to data link communication failures
  • Interaction with ATSU after unacceptable message
  • Understanding and properly responding to messages
  • Storing and retrieving messages
  • Managing the communications systems
  • Loading messages into the appropriate control/display
  • Loading message requests from the FMS
  • Establishing and terminating system operation
  • Message sets and expected transmission times
  • Failure annunciations, constraints, and limitations
  • CRM in responding to data link communication
  • Data link communication modes of operation
  • Normal and non-normal pilot operating procedures
  • Adhering to conditional clearance parameters
  • Examination
Features &
  • Learn when and how to use CPDLC for the Embraer 550/Legacy 500
  • Understand the general CPDLC rules and regional differences
  • Learn what to do in an emergency situation
  • Employs a scenario-based approach where you will perform normal and abnormal flight tasks crossing the Atlantic and the Pacific
Additional Information
  • NOTE: This training is comprised of two training modules: CPDLC Essentials and CPDLC Embraer 550/Legacy 500 Procedures.
    Both courses must be completed and both Records of Training must be submitted to obtain a Letter of Authorization (LOA).
  • Target Audience: Pilots
  • Regulatory Requirements: FAA-Approved, AC 90-117, Transport Canada AC 700-041, meets ICAO GOLD manual standards.
  • Minimum Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Course Access:You will have access to this course for one full year.
  • Delivery: 100% web-delivered and self-paced.
  • Credit: If you are an existing FlightSafety customer, you can pick up your record of training in myFlightSafety.