Flight Control Systems & Guidance

From preliminary design to certification

The core of the stability & control of the aircraft is the flight control system. For more than 30 years, AKKA has worked with major Aircraft manufacturers in this field :

R&T Studies

Feasibility studies (state of the art, need capture)

Preliminary design (architecture, technologies assessment)

Free surface sizing versus

Functional & System Design

Development & certification plan, V&V strategy plan

Architecture  Optimization

Functional and operational specification

Preliminary System Safety and Risk analysis

System and interface

Detailed Specifications

Detailed functional design

Interfaces definition

Complementary Safety analysis

Control laws definition and tuning

Specification platform installation & support

Specification capture

Validation

Development of Desk Simulator

Modeling and coding of A/C model, system chain, HMI

Integration and validation plus support

Validation of System & Control laws

Simulation package for Airline simulator

Flight Control & Guidance

AKKA has demonstrated capability as a reliable partner in Flight Control & Guidance development supporting the following processes for major OEMs :

  • Auto-flight system (ATA22) development and Validation & Verification
  • Flight Control System (ATA27) development and Validation & Verification
  • Flight Control Laws development and validation
  • Type and MODifications certification management for handling qualities, control laws, auto-flight system and Flight Control System

In addition to supporting development and certification activities, AKKA has proven experience in:

  • developing and advising on new aircraft architectures
  • architectures compliance with required safety levels
  • certification activities, in-service report analysis and control laws design
  • innovative concepts, methods & tools for flight control
  • guidance systems development
  • autopilot and Flight Control System training course development

 

They trust us

AIRBUS COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT
AIRBUS HELICOPTERS
AIRBUS BIZLAB
MITSUBISHI AIRCRAFT
UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS
AIRSEAS
THALES AVIONICS
AIRBUS COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT
AIRBUS HELICOPTERS
AIRBUS BIZLAB
MITSUBISHI AIRCRAFT
UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS
AIRSEAS
THALES AVIONICS