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Application of ARP4754A to propulsion control system integration

2017-03-09
WIP
ARP6950
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) provides guidance and interpretation on how to apply the objectives and activities in ARP4754A, “Guidelines for Development of Civil Aircraft and Systems”, to propulsion systems with electronic engine control. As the ARP4754A was developed and written more generally at the aircraft level, guidance will be provided to allocate ARP4754A objectives and activities to each side of the aircraft/engine interface. Using this guidance, certification applicants (aircraft and engine manufacturers) will be able to make proposals to coordinate their activities with their respective authority based on this allocation with the objective of distributing efficiently the compliance demonstration efforts between engine and aircraft certification and of avoiding unnecessary duplication of work.
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ELECTRONIC PROPULSION CONTROL/AIRCRAFT INTERFACE CONTROL DOCUMENTS

1995-10-01
HISTORICAL
ARP4874
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) provides guidelines for the format and content of documents defining the interface between electronic propulsion control systems and aircraft systems. The scope includes civilian aircraft powered by turbofan, turboprop, and turboshaft engines equipped with electronic engine controls.
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Electronic Engine Control Hardware Change Management

2014-02-21
CURRENT
ARP6109
This document is intended for use by manufacturers of aircraft, engines and Electronic Engine Controls [EECs] as a component change process and evaluation guideline. Its purpose is to provide an effective means of managing the modification of electronic hardware. The process defined in this document is based upon: an understanding of the electronic component market evolution, e.g., obsolescence; lessons learned from the effects caused by the introduction of electrical component changes in a service fleet environment; industry best practice; and an understanding of the applicable regulations.
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Electronic Engine Control Specifications and Standards

2004-03-11
HISTORICAL
AIR4250A
This report lists documents that aid and govern the design, development, and utilization of aerospace electronic engine control systems. The report lists the military and industry specifications and standards that are commonly used in electronic engine control system design. However, this list is not necessarily complete. The specifications and standards section has been divided into two parts; a master list arranged numerically and a categorized list that provides a functional breakdown and cross-reference of these documents. For specifications and standards, the issue available during the latest revision to this document is listed. Details of current revisions for many documents are available in the Department of Defense Index of Specifications and Standards (DODISS).
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Electronic Engine Control Specifications and Standards

2012-01-18
HISTORICAL
AIR4250B
This report lists documents that aid and govern the design, development, certification and utilization of aerospace electronic engine control systems. The report lists the military and industry specifications and standards that are commonly used in electronic engine control system design. Also included are Airworthiness Authority documents and requirements associated with certification. However, these lists are not necessarily complete. The specifications and standards section has been divided into two parts; a master list arranged numerically and a categorized list that provides a functional breakdown and cross-reference of these documents. For specifications and standards, the issue available during the latest revision to this document is listed. Details of current revisions for many documents are available in the Department of Defense Index of Specifications and Standards (DODISS).
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Electronic Propulsion Control System/Aircraft Interface Control Documents

2018-09-27
WIP
AIR6181A
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) provides guidelines to document the functional and physical interface requirements for the electrical systems (including an EPCS and its components) between a given propulsion system and the aircraft on which the system is installed and the functionality pertinent to each interface. The scope includes civilian aircraft powered by turbofan, turboprop, and turboshaft engines equipped with electronic engine controls.
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Electronic Propulsion Control System/Aircraft Interface Control Documents

2011-08-09
CURRENT
AIR6181
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) provides guidelines to document the functional and physical interface requirements for the electrical systems (including an EPCS and its components) between a given propulsion system and the aircraft on which the system is installed and the functionality pertinent to each interface. The scope includes civilian aircraft powered by turbofan, turboprop, and turboshaft engines equipped with electronic engine controls.
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External Software Loading of Electronic Engine Controls

1999-10-01
HISTORICAL
ARP4714
This paper presents guidelines for development of a procedure for external software loading of an electronic engine control(EEC)for a commercial application, on-wing or in a qualified service shop. This paper makes the following assumptions: a. The EEC is designed to accept external software loading. b. The EEC is certified as part of an engine. c. The support equipment is qualified in accordance with procedures set forth by the engine (and aircraft, if necessary) certifying authority if the EEC cannot detect an integrity violation of the loaded program. The software to be loaded has been approved by the engine and aircraft certifying authorities. One or more configurations of EEC hardware has been identified for each version of software which is to be loaded in the EEC. It is appropriate to use these guidelines in the initial development phase, although the certification issues would not be applicable.
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External Software Loading of Electronic Engine Controls

2012-09-25
CURRENT
ARP4714A
This paper presents guidelines for development of a procedure for external software loading of an electronic engine control (EEC) for a commercial application, on-wing or in a qualified service shop. This paper makes the following assumptions: a The EEC is designed to accept external software loading. b The EEC is certified as part of an engine. c The support equipment is qualified in accordance with procedures set forth by the engine (and aircraft, if necessary) certifying authority if the EEC cannot detect an integrity violation of the loaded program. d The software to be loaded has been approved by the engine and aircraft certifying authorities. e One or more configurations of EEC hardware has been identified for each version of software which is to be loaded in the EEC. It is appropriate to use these guidelines in the initial development phase, although the certification issues would not be applicable.
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Guidelines for Engine Component Tests

2016-10-16
CURRENT
ARP5757A
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) provides guidance for substantiating the airworthiness of aircraft engine components. Generally these components are associated with the engine control system, the system or systems that allow the engine to provide thrust or power as demanded by the pilot of the aircraft while also ensuring the engine operates within acceptable operating limits. But these components may also include hardware and systems associated with engine lubrication, engine or aircraft hydraulic or electrical systems, aircraft environmental control systems, thrust reverser control, or similar aircraft or engine propulsion system functions. This paper develops the concept of using a 26 item matrix of environmental conditions for evaluating aircraft engine component airworthiness. This approach is compatible with current practices used in the industry and has been accepted by engine certification authorities as part of engine certification programs.
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Guidelines for Engine Component Tests

2008-03-17
HISTORICAL
ARP5757
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) provides guidance for substantiating the airworthiness of aircraft engine components. Generally these components are associated with the engine control system, the system or systems that allow the engine to provide thrust or power as demanded by the pilot of the aircraft while also ensuring the engine operates within acceptable operating limits. But these components may also include hardware and systems associated with engine lubrication, engine or aircraft hydraulic or electrical systems, aircraft environmental control systems, thrust reverser control, or similar aircraft or engine propulsion system functions. This paper develops the concept of using a 26 item matrix of environmental conditions for evaluating aircraft engine component airworthiness. This approach is compatible with current practices used in the industry and has been accepted by engine certification authorities as part of engine certification programs.
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Guidelines for Preparing Reliability Assessment Plans for Electronic Engine Controls

2018-05-07
CURRENT
ARP5890B
This document establishes guidelines for a Reliability Assessment Plan (herein also called the Plan), in which Electronic Engine Control manufacturers document their controlled, repeatable processes for assessing reliability of their products. Each Electronic Engine Control manufacturer (the Plan owner) prepares a Plan, which is unique to the Plan owner. This document describes processes that are intended for use in assessing the reliability of Electronic Engine Controls, or subassemblies thereof. The results of such assessments are intended for use as inputs to safety analyses, certification analyses, equipment design decisions, system architecture selection and business decisions such as warranties or maintenance cost guarantees.
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Guidelines for Preparing Reliability Assessment Plans for Electronic Engine Controls

2011-02-03
HISTORICAL
ARP5890A
This document establishes guidelines for a Reliability Assessment Plan (herein also called the Plan), in which Electronic Engine Control manufacturers document their controlled, repeatable processes for assessing reliability of their products. Each Electronic Engine Control manufacturer (the Plan owner) prepares a Plan, which is unique to the Plan owner. This document describes processes that are intended for use in assessing the reliability of Electronic Engine Controls, or subassemblies thereof. The results of such assessments are intended for use as inputs to safety analyses, certification analyses, equipment design decisions, system architecture selection and business decisions such as warranties or maintenance cost guarantees.
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Guidelines for Preparing Reliability Assessment Plans for Electronic Engine Controls

2002-11-25
HISTORICAL
ARP5890
This document establishes guidelines for a Reliability Assessment Plan (herein also called the Plan), in which Electronic Engine Control manufacturers document their controlled, repeatable processes for assessing reliability of their products. Each Electronic Engine Control manufacturer (the Plan owner) prepares a Plan, which is unique to the Plan owner. This document describes processes that are intended for use in assessing the reliability of Electronic Engine Controls, or subassemblies thereof. The results of such assessments are intended for use as inputs to safety analyses, certification analyses, equipment design decisions, system architecture selection and business decisions such as warranties or maintenance cost guarantees.
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Guidelines for Time-Limited-Dispatch (TLD) Analysis for Electronic Engine Control Systems

1997-06-01
HISTORICAL
ARP5107
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) provides methodologies and approaches which have been used for conducting and documenting the analyses associated with the application of Time Limited Dispatch (TLD) to the thrust control reliability of Full Authority Digital Electronic Control (FADEC) systems. The TLD concept is one wherein a redundant system is allowed to operate for a predetermined length of time with faults present in the redundant elements of the system, before repairs are required. This document includes the background of the development of TLD, the structure of TLD that was developed and implemented on present generation commercial transports, and the analysis methods used to validate the application of TLD on present day FADEC equipped aircraft.
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Guidelines for Time-Limited-Dispatch (TLD) Analysis for Electronic Engine Control Systems

2005-01-28
HISTORICAL
ARP5107A
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) provides methodologies and approaches which have been used for conducting and documenting the analyses associated with the application of Time Limited Dispatch (TLD) to the thrust control reliability of Full Authority Digital Electronic Control (FADEC) systems. The TLD concept is one wherein a redundant system is allowed to operate for a predetermined length of time with faults present in the redundant elements of the system, before repairs are required. This document includes the background of the development of TLD, the structure of TLD that was developed and implemented on present generation commercial transports, and the analysis methods used to validate the application of TLD on present day FADEC equipped aircraft.
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Guidelines for Time-Limited-Dispatch (TLD) Analysis for Electronic Engine Control Systems

2006-11-15
HISTORICAL
ARP5107B
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) provides methodologies and approaches which have been used for conducting and documenting the analyses associated with the application of Time Limited Dispatch (TLD) to the thrust control reliability of Full Authority Digital Electronic Control (FADEC) systems. The TLD concept is one wherein a redundant system is allowed to operate for a predetermined length of time with faults present in the redundant elements of the system, before repairs are required. This document includes the background of the development of TLD, the structure of TLD that was developed and implemented on present generation commercial transports, and the analysis methods used to validate the application of TLD on present day FADEC equipped aircraft.
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Guidelines for Time-Limited-Dispatch (TLD) Analysis for Electronic Engine Control Systems

2018-09-04
CURRENT
ARP5107C
This SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) provides methodologies and approaches which have been used for conducting and documenting the analyses associated with the application of Time Limited Dispatch (TLD) to the thrust control reliability of Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC) systems. The TLD concept is one wherein a fault-tolerant system is allowed to operate for a predetermined length of time with faults present in the redundant elements of the system, before repairs are required. This document includes the background of the development of TLD, the structure of TLD that was developed and implemented on present generation commercial transports, and the analysis methods used to validate the application of TLD on present day FADEC equipped aircraft.
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Guidelines for the Integration of Electronic Engine Control Systems for Transport Category (Part 25) and General Aviation (Part 23) Aircraft

2019-03-26
WIP
AIR5924B
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) provides methodologies and approaches that have been used to install and integrate full-authority-digital-engine-control (FADEC) systems on transport category aircraft. Although most of the information provided is based on turbofan engines installed on large commercial transports, many of the issues raised are equally applicable to corporate, general aviation, regional and commuter aircraft, and to military installations, particularly when commercial aircraft are employed by military users. The word “engine” is used to designate the aircraft propulsion system. The engine station designations used in this report are shown in Figure 1. Most of the material concerns an Electronic Engine Control (EEC) with its associated software, and its functional integration with the aircraft. However, the report also addresses the physical environment associated with the EEC and its associated wiring and sensors.
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Guidelines for the Integration of Electronic Engine Control Systems for Transport Category (Part 25) and General Aviation (Part 23) Aircraft

2013-01-16
CURRENT
AIR5924A
This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) provides methodologies and approaches that have been used to install and integrate full-authority-digital-engine-control (FADEC) systems on transport category aircraft. Although most of the information provided is based on turbofan engines installed on large commercial transports, many of the issues raised are equally applicable to corporate, general aviation, regional and commuter aircraft, and to military installations, particularly when commercial aircraft are employed by military users. The word “engine” is used to designate the aircraft propulsion system. The engine station designations used in this report are shown in Figure 1. Most of the material concerns an Electronic Engine Control (EEC) with its associated software, and its functional integration with the aircraft. However, the report also addresses the physical environment associated with the EEC and its associated wiring and sensors.
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