Previous Events

  • Software Distribution and Loading (SDL) Subcommittee
    Mar 30, 2021
    Virtual Meeting

    The SDL Subcommittee’s objective is to develop standards for software distribution and loading. This includes continued development of high-speed data loaders, high-density storage media, and loading protocols. The SDL Subcommittee prepares and updates standards for file format, media type, part numbering, distribution, and terminology.

    This subcommittee also defines the interfaces between the software data loader and the target hardware. The SDL Subcommittee sets standard formats for Loadable Software Parts (LSPs) so that all the requirements of configuration management of LSPs may be accomplished. 

  • Field Loadable Software (FLS) Working Group
    Apr 14, 2021
    Virtual Meeting

    The FLS Working Group will continue work on Draft 1 of Supplement 3 to ARINC Report 667: Guidance for the Management of Field Loadable Software

  • Fiber Optics Subcommittee (FOS)
    Apr 16, 2021
    Virtual Meeting

    The Fiber Optic Subcommittee (FOS) will meet to continue the development of ARINC Fiber Optic Standards used in air transport aircraft and other aircraft with similar requirements. The subcommittee's current work projects include documenting Mechanical Transfer (MT) technology in airborne fiber optics.

    This project is intended for future aircraft programs as wll as the retrofit of existing airframes. Applications for this technology include avionics, in-flight entertainment systems, and other uses.