AEEC, AMC, and FSEMC, the aviation industry activities organized by ARINC IA, cooperatively establish consensus-based, voluntary aviation technical standards that no one organization could develop independently.
Technical standards adopted by the AEEC, AMC, and FSEMC are published as ARINC Standards by the ARINC Industry Activities secretariat. ARINC Standards describe avionics, cabin systems, protocols, and interfaces used by more than 10,000 air transport and business aircraft worldwide.
There are three classes of ARINC Standards:
ARINC Characteristics: Define the form, fit, function, and interfaces of avionics, cabin systems, and aircraft networks.
ARINC Specifications: Define the physical packaging or mounting of avionics and cabin equipment, communication, networking and data security standards, or a high-level computer language.
ARINC Reports: Provide guidelines or general information found by the aviation industry to be preferred practices, often related to avionics maintenance and flight simulator engineering and maintenance.
|ARINC Standards by Aircraft Generation|
|Networked Aircraft||Digital Aircraft &
|Analog Aircraft &
|Characteristics||ARINC 700-Series||ARINC 700-Series||ARINC 500-Series|
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