The purpose of this specification is to provide a concise set of information standards and guidelines for the management, configuration and interchange of flight operations technical data. This Specification is focused on a data-centric approach, addressing the airplane operator's current and planned future operational / business requirements of these data. A corner stone of this specification is that these data are stored once, reusable without rework, and the interchange mechanisms will be non-proprietary, software / hardware independent, integrity checked, secure and self-verifying.
This specification is designed to enable the cost-effective and efficient exchange of digital data between information providers and information users for Flight Operations. The primary goals, features and objectives are: