T&E 4201 Avionics Systems Flight Testing

Course Description

This course is offered once per year on-campus and once per year distance learning.  The course is designed to provide the fundamental groundwork for all subsequent systems modules.  An overview of testing integrated avionics systems is discussed.  Software and avionics systems development and testing is explained.  Types of Time, Space, Position Information (TSPI) and their relationship to flight test requirements are discussed.  The basics of electrical circuits, electromagnetism and logic circuits are discussed.  Data bus architecture and protocols shall be explained with an emphasis on MIL-STD-1553/SAE AS 15531.  Data acquisition, correlation, merging and analysis with an inclination towards true versus predicted performance shall be explained.

Anticipated Course Learning Outcomes

Be familiar with:

  • Avionic systems data bus specifications and regulations
  • Electrical, electromagnetics and logic circuits as they relate to Avionics flight testing
  • Cyber security impacts on avionics system flight testing

Understand:

  • Other types of Data Busses
  • The unique problems associated with Avionics Systems Flight Testing
  • Software test and configuration management principles

Know:

  • Workload evaluation test techniques for Avionic systems.
  • Workload data collection and data analysis procedures
  • MIL-STD-1553B data bus architectures

Signup: Use the Student Application Form to register for a course. Alternatively, you can contact us to check course availability.

NTPS Catalog: For more detailed information please visit the online catalog page to view or download the NTPS Catalog .

Notice: Course costs and dates are subject to change without notice. Please refer to the Course Schedule and Costs page for more information. Contact us to check course availability.

Login Form

NTPS News

FW Test Pilot Instructor Job Opening

Position: Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor   Location: National Test Pilot School, Mojave, CA   Come and join the World’s Test Pilot School! The National Test Pilot School is the World’s Leading Total Flight Test Training and Education Organization and the only Accredited Test... Read more

FTE Instructor Job Opening

Position: Flight Test Engineer Instructor   Location: National Test Pilot School, Mojave, CA   Come and join the World’s Test Pilot School! The National Test Pilot School is the World’s Leading Total Flight Test Training and Education Organization, an EASA certified ATO, and the... Read more

Brown Named NTPS President

  On behalf of the Board of Trustees, NTPS President & CEO, Dr. Allen L. (AL) Peterson is pleased to announce that Mr. James E. (JB) Brown III has been selected as the next NTPS President effective 3 September 2021. As... Read more

RAeS Honors NTPS Instructor

NTPS Instructor Patrick Hutcheson Inducted into Royal Aeronautical Society The National Test Pilot School (NTPS) is pleased to announce that Patrick D Hutcheson has been conferred a fellowship in the Royal Aeronautical Society. A fellowship in the Royal Aeronautical Society is the... Read more

 

Contact Info

National Test Pilot School
P.O. Box 658
Mojave, CA 93502-0658 USA
Phone: 661-824-2977
Fax: 661-824-2943

Twitter
Facebook
Youtube
Linkedin
RSS