Day 1

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Overview of FAA/EASA Programs and Joint Certification Program Validation
14 CFR 2X.1309
ARP-4754A and system aspects of certification
Design Assurance
ARP-4761 and Safety Analyses
Issue Papers, Certification Review Items
CAST Papers
RTCA/DO-254 introduction
Objective based compliance
Compliance Stage of Involvement Audits (SOI)
Life cycle for electronic hardware
Life cycle data for electronic hardware
Objectives for electronic hardware development
Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) devices
Use of an Electronics Component Management Plan

Day 2

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

DO-254 Additional Considerations
Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Components Usage
Product Service Experience
Tool Assessment and Qualification
Use of PLDs in Avionics
IP Cores
SEU Considerations
PHAC Example
Hardware Life Cycle
Validation and Verification Data
Process Data


Day 3

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Requirements for Airborne Electronic Hardware
Derived requirements
Requirements capture and writing
Classic Design Process
Design Assurance Through Design Practice
Verification Considerations
Appendix A
Appendix B

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