DO-178B

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Avionics Europe 2012 Report

By Paul Parkinson I've just got back from the Avionics Europe 2012 conference and exhibition which was held in Munich. The theme of this year's conference was 'Common Sky: Operating in One Air Space' focussing on the growth in air traffic across Europe, the challenges arising for air traffic management and navigation, and the development of SESAR air traffic management…

Military Aerospace & Electronics Show UK

 By Paul Parkinson I am looking forward to attending the UK's Military, Aerospace & Electronics Show, which will take place on 30th November. This year's conference programme has a strong emphasis on open systems architectures, but there is also an increasing focus on Information Security. To complement these themes, there will be a live demonstration of the VxWorks MILS separation…

VxWorks Flying High at Avionics Europe

By Bill Graham Today at the Avionics Europe conference in Amsterdam, Wind River has announced some interesting news  that highlights our success in avionics with the VxWorks product line. We announced a major update to our VxWorks 653 platform which I'll go into more detail in an upcoming post but the highlights include support for Intel Architecture and Power Architecture…

It’s All About the Evidence

By Bill Graham An important distinction that gets drilled into people new to safety critical systems and certification of said systems is the difference between "certified" and "certification evidence." When certifying a safety critical system to a very strict standard such as DO-178B, the system as a whole is certified not individual components such as operating systems or middleware. Verification…

Airbus A400M and Boeing 787 Dreamliner First Flight

By Alex Wilson Wow! What a week for our customers in Europe and USA! Last week saw the first flight of the Airbus A400M Military Transport and today the Boeing 787 Dreamliner took to the skies! Congratulations go out to Airbus, Boeing and all of their worldwide suppliers! Continue Reading >>

Busting the Myths around VxWorks #4: VxWorks reliability

By Bill Graham I don’t think we are promoting the reliability of our products well enough. In particular, a key attribute and value of VxWorks is its reliability. Being a newcomer to Wind River my colleagues here were surprised to hear that the reliability of VxWorks would have been called into question. Being on the inside, of course, I am…