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Certification Issues Regarding Advanced Technology Control Systems in Civil Rotorcraft
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published October 01, 1987 by SAE International in United States
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Microprocessor technology is allowing functions in aircraft to be implemented to a greater degree by digital process control than by conventional mechanical or electromechanical means. A review of this technology indicates a need for updated certification criteria. A high level of commitment to the technology such as fly-by-wire is completely beyond the scope of existing certification criteria. This paper emphasizes the areas of software validation levels, increased concern with basic power system qualification, and increased environmental concerns for electromagnetic interference and lightning.
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CitationVaughn, R. and Swihart, J., "Certification Issues Regarding Advanced Technology Control Systems in Civil Rotorcraft," SAE Technical Paper 871850, 1987, https://doi.org/10.4271/871850.
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