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Aeronautique offers DO-178B and DO-178C related services and training options to developers

Aeronautique is a partnership formed of experienced practitioners all of whom have been closely involved with the development of the RTCA and EUROCAE documents that contain aeronautical software guidance.


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sampleAeronautique Associates brings together valuable experience to deliver DO-178B and DO-178C related training and services to organisations developing aeronautical software in the avionic, space and Communication Navigation Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) domains. Each of the partners in Aeronautique has been closely involved in the development of DO-178C and associated documents making us well placed to deliver training and provide services from a relevant and firm foundation.

Training courses cover all disciplines from management to practitioners, and range from short courses for experienced staff covering the transition from DO-178B to DO-178C to full three day courses that address the entire DO-178C related document set including the Object Oriented Technologies, Model Based Development and Verification and Formal Method supplements. Courses can also be easily tailored to your particular business needs. Read More...

Dewi Daniels

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Dewi Daniels, Managing Director of Verocel Limited is a chartered engineer with over 30 years’ experience of software development and verification. Throughout his career, he has specialised in safety-critical, mission-critical and other kinds of high integrity software. He has worked on projects ranging from a secure trading system for the Bank of England to a number of civil and military aircraft, including the Lockheed C-130J, BAE Systems Nimrod, Hawk, Harrier, Tornado, Bombardier Q400, Airbus A330/340, Airbus A330 MRTT, Airbus A380 and Boeing 787.

Prior to founding Verocel Limited in 2010, Dewi was the Chief Engineer (UK, Spain and India) at SILVER ATENA and has previously worked for Praxis Critical Systems, Lloyds Register and Logica. Eur Ing Daniels was an active member of SC-205/WG-71 a member of the DO-178C/ED-12C Editorial Committee.

Ross Hannan

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Ross Hannan, Managing Director Sigma Associates (Aerospace), was the Joint Secretary of the RTCA/EUROCAE SC-205/WG-71 committee responsible for developing DO-178C (ED-12C) and a number of related documents. He has served on many EUROCAE, RTCA, SAE and IEEE committees dating back to the early 1980s, including those responsible for developing DO-178A, DO-178B (as Sub Group Chair and Editorial Committee member) and DO-248 and DO-278/ED-109 (as Joint Secretary of the committee and Sub Group Chair) and ARP4754. Ross has approaching 30 years of experience working with highly-complex and aeronautical computer software and has provided consultancy throughout the world on many new and high technology programmes in the Airborne, CNS/ATM and Space domains. Rumour has it that this may not be the most recent of photographs.

Nick Tudor

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Nick has been focused on improving embedded software systems development for over a decade. He has worked in government and industry on numerous projects providing advice on requirements, standards, development techniques and software safety. He has a track record of taking research through development to commercial success and has worked with certification authorities to ensure necessary compliance. He has been actively supporting the international effort to refresh DO178 and is a key member of Sub Group 6 (Formal Methods). He has successfully coached highly technical oriented personnel to present themselves and their subject to non-specialists. He has also developed and delivered training for software related material for both specialists and technically familiar audiences.

Nick is a graduate in Electrical Electronic Engineering and holds a Masters in Software Engineering using this knowledge throughout a full career in the Royal Air Force and subsequently in industry working for QinetiQ in aerospace and automotive alongside companies such as BAES, Jaguar Land Rover, MBDA, Airbus, Rolls-Royce and government organisations such as the UK MOD and NASA.