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]
The Tactical Operations Committee (TOC) approved recommendations developed by key aviation stakeholders on issues affecting current and future operations in the National Airspace System at its public meeting on February 6, 2014. [More]
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The agenda topics for the 2014 Symposium have been announced.
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RTCA Announces New Committees on ELTs and Airborne Weather Detection Systems
RTCA is establishing two new Special Committee at the request of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to develop updates for documents covering 406 MHz Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELT) and Aircraft Weather Radar. RTCA Members who are interested in contributing to the work of the Special Committee in achieving the outcomes specified in the Terms of Reference are invited to complete an application and return it to RTCA. [More]
Robert G. Buley
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.