ATC use of "text" messaging (CPDCL) becoming more common


#1

This article is about a week old but show the increased utilization of ATC-Pilot text messages for common clearances/handoffs. Pretty Cool feature to look forward to although I would like to see the pilot side of the communication.

http://globalnews.ca/news/1464808/why-more-pilots-are-using-texts-to-communicate-with-the-ground-crew/


#2

There are some good youtube videos with a lot more information about cpdlc.

John in Mauritius