RTCA DO 178C – The Myth! As early as 1980 there were first considerations in aerospace how to develop software safely and as accurately as possible. These considerations have led to the development of a standard that is widely respected far beyond software. Currently in the version RTCA DO 178C. The standard is used in all flying systems. With EASA (Europe) and FAA (USA) there are also authorities where you have to prove compliance with the standard before you can even install the software. The following article answers the following 2 questions:
- What are the main contents of the RTCA DO 178C?
- What needs to be done in concrete terms in the planning process?