Certification & Safety

Design & Process Assurance

AKKA delivers a whole range of expertise to support aircraft manufacturers and suppliers with Design and Process Assurance topics from Aircraft / Systems to HW and SW levels.

Our added value is based on

  • Our expertise in certification standards compliance assessment and convergence (ARP4754A, DO254, DO178B/C, EASA Certification Memorandum)
  • Our multidisciplinary team’s experience of various certification contexts and experiences (EASA, FAA, JCAB, CAAC, ANAC), in the frame of TC or (E-) TSO

Through various approaches to working (consulting, workshop, project or work unit) adapted to our customer expectations, our teams take part in Design & Process Assurance through the following activities:

  • Monitor and audit System, Software and Airborne Electronic Hardware suppliers
  • Support System, Software or Airborne Electronic Hardware companies to improve their processes, bring back their project on a good track and prepare their certification audits
  • Evaluate the situation of your process, or focus on a specific project, to identify gaps (potential findings) and build a customized action plan
  • Propose concrete solutions to resolve identified issues through various type of support (training, workshops on dedicated topics, quality assurance, life cycle data production)

Safety analysis

AKKA provides support to its customers for all safety activities, at both aircraft and system levels. Our strong knowledge of ARP ARP4761, ARP4754 (A) and multi-system knowledge has allowed AKKA to develop strong offerings in:

  • Improving safety processes and procedures
  • Drafting safety procedures for aircraft / system / equipment
  • Carrying out safety analyses for aircraft / systems / equipment
  • Developing safety trainings
  • Audits of safety processes, methods & tools

Environmental qualification (DO 160)

AKKA provides support to its customers for all environmental qualification covering equipment and systems. Our strong knowledge of DO160 and ED14 and our membership in EUROCAE Working Groups 14 and 31 has allowed AKKA to address:

  • All environmental conditions: all DO-160 sections + specific conditions linked to certification & PRAs (e.g. Nose Wheel Imbalance, Unpaved Runway)
  • All V&V phases of all systems/equipment items: design definition/recommendation up to certification
  • Certification & qualification documentation production such as CT, QTPlan, QTProc, analysis, QTReport, CR and answers to CRIs/IPs
  • Flight test data exploitation
  • Supplier follow-up
  • Test witnessing on behalf of aircraft manufacturers or suppliers

They trust us

AIRBUS
DASSAULT AVIATION
SNECMA
SAGEM
Messier Bugatti Dowty
MITAC
LEACH
AIRBUS
DASSAULT AVIATION
SNECMA
SAGEM
Messier Bugatti Dowty
MITAC
LEACH