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Comment Re:EFD does what exactly? (Score 1) 117

You're wrong. Currently when a flight enters an Air Traffic Controllers sector, a piece of paper is printed out with details of that flight on it, these are called 'Flight Progress Strips'. Controllers use these strips to keep track of where a flight is supposed to be going and what instructions have been given to it. Basically EFD aims to replace these paper strips with an electronic version.

Comment Re:You can tape my punchtape when you pry it... (Score 1) 117

They don't write the fliight number on a piece of paper. When a flight is due to enter a controllers sector, a strip will be printed and given to the controller. This strip will have all the details for the flight including callsign/route/destination etc... When a controller gives instructions to that flight, he writes on the piece of paper so he can keep track of what instructions have been given to it.

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