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AC 20-115D - Airborne Software Development Assurance Using EUROCAE ED-12( ) and RTCA DO-178( )

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20-115D - Airborne Software Development Assurance Using EUROCAE ED-12( ) and RTCA DO-178( )

Date Issued
July 21, 2017
Responsible Office
AIR-134,  Systems Integration Section
Description

This AC describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, for showing compliance with the applicable airworthiness regulations for the software aspects of airborne systems and equipment in type certification or TSO authorization. This AC is notmandatory and does not constitute a regulation. However, if you use the means described in the AC, you must follow it in all applicable respects. This AC recognizes the following current EUROCAE and RTCA, Inc. documents: (1) EUROCAE ED-12C, Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification, dated January 2012, and RTCA DO-178C, Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification, dated December 13, 2011. (2) EUROCAE ED-215, Software Tool Qualification Considerations, dated January 2012, and RTCA DO-330, Software Tool Qualification Considerations, dated December 13, 2011. (3) EUROCAE ED-218, Model-Based Development and Verification Supplement to ED-12C and ED-109A, dated January 2012, and RTCA DO-331, Model-Based Development and Verification Supplement to DO-178C and DO-278A, dated December 13, 2011. (4) EUROCAE ED-217, Object-Oriented Technology and Related Techniques Supplement to ED-12C and ED-109A, dated January 2012, and RTCA DO-332, Object-Oriented Technology and Related Techniques Supplement to DO-178C and DO-278A, dated December 13, 2011. (5) EUROCAE ED-216, Formal Methods Supplement to ED-12C and ED-109A, dated January 2012 and RTCA DO-333, Formal Methods Supplement to DO-178C and DO-278A, dated December 13, 2011.

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