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Green Hills Software Completes Certification Requirements for Multicore RTOS

By Juliet Van Wagenen | August 17, 2016
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Esterline CMC's MFD-3068 Smart Display
Esterline CMC’s MFD-3068 Smart Display. Photo: Green Hills Software

[Avionics Today 08-17-2016] Green Hills Software has completed all of the RTCA/DO-178B Level A certification requirements for its Integrity-178 tuMP multicore Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) for Esterline CMC’s next generation of integrated avionics computers and smart displays. Esterline CMC’s initial deployment of INTEGRITY-178 tuMP will be on its third generation Multi-Flight Display (MFD)-3068 Smart Display, which uses an NXP P3041 multicore processor.

Esterline will deploy the MFD-3068 Smart Display on the Antonov Airlines AN-124 transport aircraft and AN-148/AN-158/AN-178 regional jets, which Esterline CMC and Transport Canada Civil Aviation are in the process of certifying. The MFD-3068 Smart Display has also been selected by Airbus Helicopters and the German Armed Forces for the upgrade of their CH-53GS/GE Sea Stallion helicopters.

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