ARINC Specification 618-8

618-8 Air/Ground Character-Oriented Protocol Specification

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Monday, August 1, 2016
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This standard defines the Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS), a VHF data link that transfers character-oriented data between aircraft systems and ground systems. This communications facility enables the aircraft to operate as part of the airline's command, control and management system.

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