|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.