Avionics Engineering Services

Accord offers Engineering Services for airborne computer hardware and software as per avionics standards DO-178B and DO-254. Accord’s range of Engineering services include requirements management, high-level design, low-level design, integration, independent software and hardware verification and validation, certification as well as maintenance to cover the entire development life cycle of avionics Line Replaceable Units (LRU). Accord has extensive experience in the development of DO-178B Level A and Level B systems.

With more than 500 person years of cumulative experience gained through many successfully completed prestigious projects Accord has proven capability to assist you in any or all phases of development life cycle projects.


Our capabilities in Avionics Engineering Services domain are:
  • Full life cycle development (Avionics standards DO178B, DoD-2167A & DO254)
  • Software verification services (DO178B & DoD-2167A)
  • Verification of complex hardware involving programmable devices (DO254)
  • Certification activities (DO178B) such as Low Level Requirements generation and various reviews
  • Reengineering of software and electronic hardware for Obsolescence Management
  • Environmental qualification of airborne electronic hardware (DO-160F)
Prestigious Programs Participated In

Accord is proud to have participated in the following prestigious programs

  • TEJAS - Light Combat Aircraft (LCA)
  • A380
  • A350 XWB
  • A320
  • A340
  • A400M
  • Eclipse 500 VLJ
  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner
  • NH 90 Helicopter
  • Sikorsky S76 Helicopter

  • RTCA DO-178 B and DO-254 Services

    We plan, design, develop, implement, and verify your product according to DO-178B and DO-254 standards using refined processes and advanced tools. Our experience with DO-178B and DO-254 ranges from Level A through D, over a wide variety of platforms and domains. We offer services both offshore and on-site based on clients’ needs.

    We can assist you during:

    • Plan for software and hardware aspects of certification
    • Plan for development, verification, configuration management and quality assurance
    • Documents produced
    • Certification (PSAC)
    • Plan for Hardware Aspects of Certification (PHAC)
    • Hardware Development Plan (HDP)
    • Software Verification Plan (SVP)
    • Hardware Verification Plan (HVP)
    • Quality Assurance Plan (QAP)
    • Configuration Management Plan (CMP)
    • Plan for Software Aspects of Software Development Plan (SDP)
    Requirements Analysis
    • Generate high-level requirements and derived high-level requirements
    • Documents Produced
    • Hardware Requirements Specification (HRS)
    • Software Requirements Specification (SRS)
    • Generate Architecture design, low-level requirements and derived low-level requirements
    • Documents Produced
    • Hardware Design Document (HDD)
    • Software Design Document (SDD)
    • Generate source code and Hardware item
    • Perform reviews of requirement, design and code
    • Perform analysis like control and data flow analysis, stack depth analysis, timing throughput analysis and requirements and structural coverage analysis
    • Design, develop and execute requirements based tests
    • Documents Produced
    • Requirements based Test Plan (RTP)
    • Coverage Analysis Report (CAR)
    • Traceability Matrix
    Project Management

    With our mature project management processes we ensure the projects are always completed on schedule within budget and with the highest quality. For project management we use SmartWorks Project Planner and Microsoft Project.

    Resource Management

    Avionics projects often require ramping up of resources to complete projects on schedule. Accord has a large pool of talented and trained resources, which can be mobilized for projects at short notice.

    Our team members have been extensively trained by FAA-DERs in DO178B and DO-254.

    Risk Management
  • Risk Management process at Accord comprises of:
  • Planning for the risk management
  • Identifying the risks (using a Global Risk Database)
  • Analyzing the risks with Probability Impact Matrix
  • Prioritizing the risks by quantitative risk analysis
  • Planning the risk responses
  • Monitoring and controlling the risks
  • Updating the Global Risk Database

  • Quality System
  • AS9100 Rev C
  • CMMI Level 5
  • ISO 9001:2008 & TickIT

  • Typical Project Activities

    Typical Project Activities (Click on the image to enlarge it) Top