Air Traffic Control Tower

Air traffic control (ATC) systems are the central nervous system of aviation communications. They help keep 50,000 flights and 10 million passengers a day around the world safe with messaging that can’t afford to fail. Collins Aerospace delivers 7.5 billion mission-critical voice and data messages a year for the industry, on a global network with the unprecedented historical track record of achieving 99.999 percent network availability.  

We know ATC inside and out, from the beginnings of aviation communication more than 85 years ago to today’s NextGen® ATC programs delivering tomorrow’s industry solutions. We understand the challenges you face and the stringent requirements you have to meet.

Our highly skilled engineers and technical specialists manage the process from design to installation and integration, facility cutover to modifications and training, and all the way through life-cycle sustainment. This experienced team tackles the full scope of technical complexity of each phase. This is all executed with a relentless focus on cost management, schedule and performance risks. 

Collins Aerospace ARINC ATC solutions include:

  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) NextGen Data Comm
  • Digital Automatic Terminal Information Service (D-ATIS)
  • Departure Clearance Service/Pre-Departure Clearance (DCL/PDC)
  • Controller Pilot Data Link Communication (CPDLC)
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