SAE Aerospace Avionic Systems Division

Division Chair: David Zika, Boeing IDS - St. Louis
Aerospace Standards Specialist: Dorothy Lloyd

Scope
Coordinates the aerospace standardization activities in the areas of electronic equipment, systems, and integration. These include specification, philosophy, requirements, and criteria for armament integration, multiplexing, interconnect networks, fiber optics, vehicle systems management, and processors.

ASD Standards Works

AS-1 Aircraft Systems & Systems Integration

Scope
Reviews and develops specifications for stores interface, validation requirements, systems integration, mission store validation plans and media terminal design. Also addressed are system test requirements, architecture, security and 1553 data bus standards.

AS-1A: Avionic Networks Subcommittee Document List
Works In Progress List
AS-1B: Aircraft-Store Integration Subcommittee Document List
Works In Progress List
AS-1C: Avionic Subsystems Subcommittee Document List
Works In Progress List

AS-2 Embedded Computing Systems

Scope
Addresses the philosophy, requirements, definitions, and user issues associated with embedded computing systems. This includes open architecture instruction set architectures (ISAs) implementation technologies, standards and verification, internal interfaces and partitioning, software support systems and tools, fault tolerance, security, and multi-processor concepts.

AS-2A: Generic Open Architecture
AS-2B: Operating System Application Program Interface
AS-2C: Architecture Analysis and Design Language
AS-2D: Time Triggered Systems & Architecture

Document List
Works In Progress List

AS-3 Fiber Optics and Applied Photonics

Scope
Provides definition and support, and assures standardized components and systems approaches for fiber optic data buses. This includes sensors, architecture, and requirements for advanced fiber and electro optic technologies.

AS-3A: Fiber Optic Applications
AS-3B: Fiber Optic Supportability
AS-3C: Fiber Optic Components
AS-3D: Fiber Optic Process Definition

Document List
Works In Progress List

AS-4 Unmanned Systems Committee

Scope
Develops interoperability standards for unmanned air, ground, surface and undersea systems and promotes participation, education, acceptance, and adoption within and by the unmanned systems communities.

AS-4A: Architecture Framework Document List
Works in Progress List
AS-4B: Network Environmental Document List
Works in Progress List
AS-4C: Information Modeling & Definition Document List
Works in Progress List
AS-4D: Unmanned Systems Performance Measures