Check out these featured stories from the April Digest:
Special Committee 231, Terrain Awareness Warning Systems, Ground Proximity Warning Systems, and Helicopter Terrain Awareness Warning Systems (TAWS, GPWS, HTWAS) has been formed at the request of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). [More]
The recent meeting of the NextGen Advisory Committee (NAC) confirmed the importance of the consensus-based process and the shared partnership between the FAA and the aviation industry to implement NextGen successfully. NAC Chairman, Bill Ayer emphasized that the Committee is a supportive and positive force in the implementation of NextGen, highlighting the recent work on Prioritizing NextGen capabilities as a prime example. [More]
The members of RTCA SC-213: Enhanced Flight Vision Systems and Synthetic Vision Systems (EFVS/SVS) were recognized by Aviation Week with a prestigious Laureate Award for their work in Avionics and Systems. [More]
RTCA is excited to announce Bill Ayer, Chair of the NextGen Advisory Committee, as the Opening Keynote Speaker.
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RTCA and the National Institute for Aviation Research at Wichita State University and are pleased to announce a partnership in which NIAR will develop and conduct the “Environmental Testing for Airborne Equipment” course for RTCA. The training will focus on the testing standards for equipment installed on aircraft to ensure performance characteristics meet aircraft certification requirements and cover the requirements for minimum standard environmental test conditions and corresponding test procedures for airborne equipment defined by RTCA document, DO-160G, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment. [More]
Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification:
RTCA DO-178C Training
RTCA has teamed with The MITRE Aviation Institute to offer high quality and relevant training for the aviation industry in understanding the requirements and parameters for avionics software development necessary to obtain FAA certification.
Supplements to DO-178C Training
Th is one-day course will provide the background and scope on the four supplements supporting DO-178C: DO-330, DO-331, DO-332, DO-333.