DO-178C Best Practices for Engineers and Managers

DO-178C, Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification is the primary standard used to approve all commercial software-based aerospace and military/defense systems. DO-178C, an updated version of DO-178B, classifies safety in five levels from catastrophic to no safety effect.

In this paper, we’ll walk through the 10 most important DO-178C best practices which can minimize the following important attributes in your development:

  • Cost
  • Risk defects
  • Reuse difficulty
  • Certification Roadblocks