Course Description

RTCA is hosting a three-day training course, tailored specifically to design/verification engineers and project/certification managers requiring DO-254 compliance.

Conducted by Randall Fulton/Roy Vandermolen, experienced consultants, FAA Designated Engineering Representatives (DER), and author, this three-day course will:

  • Provide an overview and application of RTCA DO-254, as defined by current FAA and EASA guidance in airborne electronic systems.
  • Describe how to apply the DO-254 lifecycle and supporting processes, understand system safety assessments and the design assurance level (DAL), set up a project correctly through proper planning and standards.
  • Present techniques for writing requirements for electronic hardware and how to optimize requirements for the verification processes.
  • Describe how to efficiently and effectively verify requirements with simulation and hardware test.
  • Address specific considerations, for programmable logic devices (PLDs) such as FPGA/ASIC versus all electronics, commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components usage, and tool assessment and qualification 

Date

  • December 18 - 20, 2017

Location

The training takes place in the modern facilities of RTCA Headquarters, 1150 18th Street NW, Suite 450, Washington, DC 20036.

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