NAMA kicks off CPDLC training for traffic controllers, engineers
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) on Wednesday commenced another round of training of air traffic controllers and engineers at the Lagos Area Control Centre ahead of the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract/Controller-Pilot Data Link Communication (ADS-C/CPDLC) billed for deployment in September, 2015.
The three-day training taking place at the NCAA Training Hall, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos is meant to sensitize and train staff on the installation and usage of the facility as commissioning date fast approaches. Also attending the training are staff of other aviation agencies as well as stakeholders in the sector.
Declaring the training open, the Managing Director of NAMA, Engr. Ibrahim Abdulsalam noted that “the decision to deploy ADS-C/CPDLC to
Nigeria falls in line with the agency’s vision of being a leading ANSP in the world by deploying modern technologies for Communication, Navigation, Surveillance and Air Traffic Management within the Nigerian airspace.”