Course detail: AERO0200 - Complex Electronic Hardware Development and DO-254

This course reviews the fundamentals of developing and assessing electronic components to the standard RTCA/DO-254 Design Assurance Guidance for Airborne Electronic Hardware. The course also provides insight into the FAA's review process and guidance along with practical keys for successful development and certification. Practical exercises and in-class activities further enhance the learning process.

  • The course addresses RTCA/DO-254 as applied via FAA Advisory Circular AC20-152
  • FAA Order 8110.105 is addressed, as are current standard EASA certification review items and FAA issue papers
  • Potential deficiencies in current regulatory guidance material is addressed versus the current state of practice verification techniques
  • Best practices for requirements capture and subsequent verification methodologies are discussed
  • White papers will be provided. Some out-of-class reading will enhance the participant's experience.
Who Should Attend?
Designed for developers, avionics engineers, systems integrators, aircraft designers and others involved in development or implementation of complex electronic hardware and programmable devices (application specific integrated circuits, field-programmable gate arrays, etc.).

Course Fees
Early registration course fee: $1,895 if you register and pay by the early registration deadline (45 days prior to the first day of class).

Regular registration course fee: $1,995 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 (offered Thursday, October 22, 2020 in Orlando, Florida). Add both courses to your shopping cart, and enter the promo code DOCOMBO during checkout. 

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.

Certificate Tracks
Aerospace Compliance, Avionics and Avionic Components

Classroom hours / CEUs
21 classroom hours
2.1 CEUs

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Course Resources
AERO0200 Course Information and Outline (PDF Document)

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