Software

  • Guidance
    • AC 20-115C "Airborne Software Assurance" describes an acceptable means of compliance to the FAA regulations for software aspects of certification. The AC recognizes the following RTCA, Inc. documents:
      • RTCA DO-178C, Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification, dated December 13, 2011.
      • RTCA DO-330, Software Tool Qualification Considerations, dated December 13, 2011.
      • RTCA DO-331, Model-Based Development and Verification Supplement to DO-178C and DO-278A, dated December 13, 2011.
      • RTCA DO-332, Object-Oriented Technology and Related Techniques Supplement to DO-178C and DO-278A, dated December 13, 2011.
      • RTCA DO-333, Formal Methods Supplement to DO-178C and DO-278A, dated December 13, 2011.
    • For information on how to obtain a copy of RTCA documents, visit the RTCA website.

Airborne Electronic Hardware (AEH)

  • Guidance
    • AC 20-152 "RTCA, INC., Document RTCA/DO-254, Design Assurance Guidance for Airborne Electronic Hardware" recognizes the guidance in RTCA/DO-254 applies specifically to complex custom micro-coded components with hardware design assurance levels of A, B, and C, such as ASICs, PLDs, and FPGAs.
    • For information on how to obtain a copy of RTCA documents, visit the RTCA website.