Eurocontrol route validating
It was developed in the 1950s and originally used the ancient Telex network; this heritage shows in the huge range of abbreviations developed for practically everything to do with aviation.In the developed world, the AFTN gradually moved to higher speed transmission links - and Telex itself disappeared as a real physical network - but the messages have remained unchanged.The service has also been tested by pilots flying wholly outside Europe (e.g. AFPEx Around 2003, NATS started a project which in 2008 resulted in the release of a new internet based flight plan filing service: Assisted Flight Plan Exchange (AFPEx). One might ask why a conventional secure (https:) website technology was not used; the Java implementation was apparently chosen to support client devices that exist elsewhere in the ATC apparatus.Other claimed reasons for Java include reduced NATS server workload because the client application performs syntax and SRD checks on the flight plans being filed, and on other messages.
The Full Addresses List merely opens up more addressing boxes.For example the French Olivia website might or might not accept a flight plan from the UK to Germany.