Course detail: Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) and DO-297

Description
This course provides the fundamentals for developing and integrating IMA systems, using TSO-C153 (Integrated Modular Avionics Hardware Elements), FAA Advisory Circular 20-170 (Integrated Modular Avionics Development, Verification, Integration and Approval Using RTCA/DO-297 and Technical Standard Order C153) and DO-297 (Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) Development Guidance and Certification Considerations). Discussions and in-class activities further enhance the learning process.

Highlights
  • What is IMA?
  • What are the benefits of IMA?
  • History of IMA
  • Overview of IMA guidance material
  • TSO-C153 (Integrated Modular Avionics Hardware Elements)
  • FAA Advisory Circular 20-170 (Integrated Modular Avionics Development, Verification, Integration and Approval Using RTCA/DO-297 and Technical Standard Order C153)
  • Purpose of the advisory circular (AC)
  • Technical highlights from the AC
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • DO-297 (Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) Development Guidance and Certification Considerations)
  • ARINC 653 Usage in IMA Systems
  • SAE ARP 4754A aspects in IMA Systems
  • Using TSO-C153, AC 20-170, DO-297 and ARINC 653 together
  • Common challenges in IMA development and certification
  • Practical tips for IMA development and certification
Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for developers and integrators of integrated modular avionics systems. The focus will be on identifying challenges with IMA and satisfying the regulatory guidance.

Course Fees
Early registration fee: $995 if you register and pay by the early registration deadline (45 days prior to the first day of class).
Regular registration fee: $1,045 if you register and pay after the early registration deadline.

COMBINE COURSES AND SAVE: Receive a 20% discount when you take both Complex Electronic Hardware Development and DO-254 and Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) and DO-297. Add both courses to your shopping cart, and enter the promo code DOCOMBO during checkout. 

Netherlands Defence Academy Discount
This course is available to Netherlands Defence Academy employees at a discounted registration fee. Please contact the NDA Procurement and Contracting department for details. Please note that you cannot register using our online system when requesting this discount.

U.S. Federal Employee Discount
This course is available to U.S. federal employees at 10% off the registration fee. To receive the federal employee discount, you must enter the code FGVT116 during the checkout process. Please note that you must validate your eligibility to receive this discount by entering your U.S. government email address (ending in .gov or .mil) when creating your online registration profile. This discount is available for both the early registration and regular registration fees.

NOTE: You may utilize both the combo discount and the federal government discount. Enter each promo code separately during the checkout process.

Canada Department of National Defence Discount
This course is available to Canada DND employees at 10% off the registration fee. Please contact the DND Procurement Authority (DAP 2-3) for details. Please note that you cannot register using our online system when requesting this discount. This discount is available for both the early registration and regular registration fees.

Certificate Tracks
Aerospace Compliance, Avionics and Avionic Components

Classroom hours / CEUs
7 classroom hours
0.7 CEUs

Course Accessibility
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in University of Kansas educational offerings. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in our Aerospace Short Courses, please email lpe@ku.edu or call 913-897-8530 at least three weeks before the first day of the event.
Please note: If you are attending an Aerospace Short Course onsite at your place of employment, please contact your company's training coordinator for accommodation requests.


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Course Resources
AERO0350 Course Information and Outline (PDF Document)

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