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DOT - FAA 8110.49

SOFTWARE APPROVAL GUIDELINES

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Organization: DOT
Publication Date: 3 June 2003
Status: active
Page Count: 95
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PURPOSE.

This order guides Aircraft Certification Service (AIR) field offices and Designated Engineering Representatives (DER) on how to apply RTCA/DO-178B, "Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification," for approving software used in airborne computers. Advisory Circular (AC) 20-115B, "RTCA, Inc. Document RTCA/DO-178B," recognizes RTCA/DO-178B as an acceptable means of compliance for securing the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) approval of software in airborne systems and equipment. This order establishes guidelines for approving software in compliance with RTCA/DO-178B. The guidelines are applicable to the approval of airborne systems and equipment and the software aspects of those systems related to type certificates (TC), supplemental type certificates (STC), amended type certificates (ATC), amended supplemental type certificates (ASTC), and technical standard order (TSO) authorizations.

Document History

March 29, 2018
Software Approval Guidelines
Purpose. This order guides Aircraft Certification Service (AIR) offices and designees on how to apply RTCA/DO-178B and RTCA/DO-178C, herein called RTCA/DO-178B/C for approving software used in...
FAA 8110.49
June 3, 2003
SOFTWARE APPROVAL GUIDELINES
PURPOSE. This order guides Aircraft Certification Service (AIR) field offices and Designated Engineering Representatives (DER) on how to apply RTCA/DO-178B, "Software Considerations in Airborne...
June 3, 2003
Software Approval Guidelines
Purpose. This order guides Aircraft Certification Service (AIR) field offices and designees on how to apply RTCA/DO-178B and RTCA/DO-178C, herein called RTCA/DO-178B/C for approving software used in...
June 3, 2003
Software Approval Guidelines
Purpose. This order guides Aircraft Certification Service (AIR) field offices and Designated Engineering Representatives (DER) on how to apply RTCA/DO-178B, "Software Considerations in Airborne...

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