050913_DCIT23_MEM_EWR_ATCT_TrialsV2.MM_.ppt

Data Communications
Program
MEM/EWR ATCT DCL Trials
DCIT23 Update
To:
DCIT23 Plenary
From:
Matt Maki
Date:
05.09.2013
Federal Aviation
Administration
Agenda
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MEM Operational Trials Status/Results
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Patch 4 Requirements / Delivery
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EWR Trials Schedule/Activities
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DTAP Build 7 Requirements / Delivery Options
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MEM Trials Current Status
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Limited Ops Underway:
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Full 24x7 Trial ops expected past Patch 4 delivery (mid-June):
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SAT executed on April 16 (Trials PO, MEM and FDX Mgt signees)
35 to 50 DCL ops ‘shakeout’ period (20 MD-11, 15 B777 ops minimums)
22 (19 MD-11, 3 B777) successful CAF DCL issued since April 17 start
22 CAF, 3 UM79 REVS Issued
UM79 Revisions stopped after May 3 Op – Flight Deck FMS Map draw
disconnects being investigated – CAF, UM80 (Initial, Revised) Approved
Start dependent on Patch 4 deployment, Limited Ops success (20 MD11, 15 B777 DCL OPS)
FAA-FDX Mgt Demo planned ahead of full Trials start
ZME HADDS connection Test NCP extension approved at May 2 CCB
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Updated DTAP Patch 4 Delivery Plan
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DTAP Patch 4 PTR Baseline Contents:
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Mid-June delivery estimate
Current PTRs 122, 145, 146, 152, 153, 158, 159, 160, 161 (late
adder) fixes included
Government review of SSS
Formal FAT planned before Government acceptance of Patch
Will be installed on WJHTC, Training, MEM and EWR DTAPs
Every 2 day DTAP resets continue until Patch 4 deployed (PTR
152)
*** 24x7 ops currently limited until Patch 4 deployed
 UNLESS decision to separate PTR 152 (index #) and PTR 161
(lat/long format) should be deployed as a separate Patch earlier
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EWR Trials Current Status
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Pre-SAT Functional Testing completed @ EWR:
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WJHTC and airline participation (Lab, UAL, UPS, BAW)
Daily 4pm test summary review conducted
Formal SAT completed Wed, May 1:
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UPS/UAL aircraft participated at EWR
Pre-cursor to start of Limited Ops Trials
ATC support and airline DCL ops schedule synch required for Trial Ops
DTAP Certified for Operational Use:
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4 New PTR’s Identified, 3 being fixed by Thales immediately
Limited to Ray Adams / Ray Martinez
Controller Workforce upon completion and testing of software patch
DTAP ATC and Tech Ops Training complete 4/19:
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All but 2 ATC staff received training
6 EWR Tech Ops techs trained and credentialed
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DTAP Build 7 Requirements
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DTAP Build 7 Formal Requirement Development:
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Final Baseline B7 requirement documentation complete
19 Requirements identified
B7 Requirements Transfer to Production/TDLS (May 15)
Thales to Scope B7 Requirements for Scope, Schedule
Cost:
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FAA options to select specific functionality based on schedule/cost
considerations
Required EWR ATC functionality a priority (Adaptable/local
Remarks, Dual Contact)
Delivery to FAA TBD
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Updated DTAP Patch/Build 7 Delivery
Options
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Option 1: Patch 5 to deliver early EWR Build 7
Requirements:
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Dual Contact / Drop Down Remark functionality
Give EWR required B7 functionality ahead of full Build 7 deployment
Delivery ahead of Aug 1 – Sept 15 installation moratorium at EWR
Option 2: Full Build 7 Deployment:
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Delivery estimates TBD (post EWR moratorium)
Full requirement suite including EWR Dual Contact/Drop down remarks,
Climb Via, Automode, etc. (19 Req total)
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