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Aircraft Communication Addressing and Reporting System

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ARINC Communications Addressing and Reporting System

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ARINC Communication Addressing and Reporting System

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Automatic Communications Addressing and Reporting System

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Aircraft Calling And Reporting System

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Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System

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Aircraft Communications and Reporting System

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ACARS
In aviation, ACARS (; an acronym for Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System) is a digital datalink system for transmission of short messages between aircraft and ground stations via airband radio or satellite. The protocol was designed by ARINC and deployed in 1978, using the Telex format. More ACARS radio stations were added subsequently by SITA.

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