Standard: RTCA DO-293

MINIMUM OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR NICKEL-CADMIUM, NICKEL METAL-HYDRIDE, AND LEAD ACID BATTERIES

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Scope:

This document provides guidance for avionics manufacturers developing Nickel-Cadmium, Nickel Metal-Hydride, and Lead-Acid batteries to be used as power sources for equipment installed in aircraft. Specifically, the document addresses the chemical composition, cell size, cell construction, interconnection of the cell into batteries, venting, operational and storage environments, packaging, handling, test, storage and disposal. The document includes the new Nickel Metal-Hydride guidance and the earlier Change 1 that addressed testing concerns identified by industry.

Organization: RTCA, Inc.
Document Number: rtca do-293
Publish Date: 2009-12-02
Page Count: 62
Change Type: COMPLETE REVISION
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active

Document History

Document # Change Type Update Date Revision Status
RTCA DO-293 Change Type: C1 Revision: 04 Status: INAC
RTCA DO-293 Change Type: C1 Update Date: 2006-12-13 Revision: 04 Status: INAC
RTCA DO-293 Change Type: Update Date: 2004-07-29 Revision: 04 Status: INAC

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