• Data Link Systems Subcommittee, AEEC
    Jun 25 - 28, 2018
    Paris, France

    The Datalink Systems Subcommittee develops and maintains standards that promote the efficient transfer of ACARS and ATN data between the aircraft and the ground. These standards are expected to benefit CPDLC operation, the FAA Data Comm and European Data Link Services (DLS) programs. 

  • AEEC, Fiber Optics Subcommittee (FOS)
    Jun 27 - 29, 2018
    Samoens, France

    The Fiber Optics Subcommittee (FOS) will meet to continue the development of ARINC Fiber Optic Standards used in air transport aircraft and other aircraft with similar requirements. The subcommittee's current work projects include documenting Mechanical Transfer (MT) technology in airborne fiber optics. 


  • Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) Subcommittee, AEEC
    Jul 10 - 12, 2018
    Dallas, Texas

    The EFB Subcommittee will continue development of ARINC Project Paper 840A: Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) Application Control Interface (ACI) Standard for Tablet Devices as described in APIM 17-006A. Specifically, update the application launch, control, and information sharing capabilities for the COTS tablet environment predominantly in use by airlines today. 

    In addition, the subcommittee will commence work described by APIMs 17-014 and 17-015, recently approved at the AEEC General Session to include two new ARINC Project Papers.

  • FSEMC, Simulator Continuing Qualification (SCQ) Working Group
    Jul 10 - 11, 2018
    Saint-Laurent, Canada

    The intent of the SCQ Working Group is to initiate discussion to alternative means of continuing qualification and validation of FSTDs - and share and promote new ideas and ways of optimizing regular testing and checking methods. 

  • AEEC, Cabin Systems Subcommittee (CSS)
    Aug 14 - 16, 2018
    Newcastle, Northern Ireland, UK

    The scope of the activity is to develop standard interfaces that will provide airlines with freedom of choice in the installation and expansion of cabin equipment. Cabin telecommunications, cabin networks, interface protocols, and connector standardization are also a part of this activity.

  • AEEC, Global Aircraft Tracking (GAT) Working Group
    Aug 21 - 23, 2018
    Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

    The goal of the GAT Working Group is to prepare standards applicable to the ICAO Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADDS). These are intended to positively identify and track an aircraft with minimal impact on new production aircraft as well as legacy aircraft retrofit. 

  • FSEMC, Simulated Air Traffic Control Environment (SATCE) Working Group
    Sep 12 - 14, 2018
    Grapevine, Texas

    The SATCE Working Group will initiate work on Supplement 1 to ARINC Specification 439A:  Guidance for Simulated Air Traffic Control Environments in Flight Simulation Training Devices.

    Sep 17 - 20, 2018
    Irving, Texas

    The FSEMC Program is organized into two major sections. The general section contains the information that you need to get the most benefit from this unique aviation meeting. The FSEMC Discussion Items by Topic—the most important part of the program — presents 75 Discussion Items and 4 follow-up items submitted by the simulator users and suppliers that will be discussed at the FSEMC.

  • Data Link (DLK) Users Forum, AEEC
    Sep 18 - 20, 2018
    Brussels, Belgium

    The DLK Users Forum will continue a dialogue among Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs) and airlines relative to the datalink services to be provided in designated airspace and the schedule for the introduction of these services. 

  • Navigation Data Base (NDB) Subcommittee
    Oct 09 - 11, 2018
    Gdansk, Poland

    The NDB Subcommittee will initiate the development of Supplement 23 to ARINC Specification 424 per APIM 11-005C.