Subcommittees & Working Groups

Software Distribution and Loading (SDL) Subcommittee

Goal

The objective is to develop standards for software data loading. This includes development of a high-speed data loader with high-density storage media. Standards for file format, media type, part numbering and terminology will be developed in a way that can be used for various data loading devices.

Scope

This subcommittee prepares documents for the interfaces between the software data loader and the target hardware. It also prepares standard formats for loadable software airplane parts so that all of the requirements of configuration management of LSAPs may be accomplished.

Benefit

The work of this subcommittee allows common tools to be used for the transfer of LSAPs from the airline to the target hardware, whether it is installed onboard the aircraft or on the test bench.