Applied DO-178C / ED-12C

Certified Training


By Vance Hilderman

DATE: Tuesday 19th June 2018

TIME: 11am – 5.30pm

PLACE : MOC Event Centre, Munich, Germany

COST: Euro 595 (+ 19% VAT)

(Book both Certified Training Courses for just Euro 950 + VAT)

Only 75 Places available – Book your place online today >>

Prerequisite: None; applicable to all avionics engineers/managers


• Understanding DO-178’s true intent
• Grasp key differences between DO-178B and DO-178C
• Applying DO-178C to Military AND Commercial usage
• Controlling engineering cost/risks
• Improving productivity & leverage Reusability
• Applying ARP-4754A
• New techniques for certification
• Understanding DO-178C’s Supplements for:
– DO-330/ED-215 Software Tool Qualification
– DO-331/ED-216 Model-Based Development and Verification
– DO-332/ED-217 Object-Oriented Technology
– DO-333/ED-218 Formal Methods Supplement

AFuzion Inc brings you “Applied DO-178C” training.   This new,  fast-paced 1-Day course teaches attendees the true intent of DO-178C, how to apply changes from DO-178B, and how to minimize cost & schedule by understanding the DO-178 authors’ true intent. Developed and taught by the principal author of the world’s best-selling book on DO-178.

More about this full-day DO-178C / ED-12C course:

Focusing on minimizing DO-178C certification costs, maximizing benefits and providing leading DO-178C industry practices, this DO-178C training for engineers and managers provides in-depth and fast-paced training for persons involved with avionics software development.  By understanding DO-178C’s true intent and best practices, attendees will bring back expert knowledge to minimize costs and risks, while maximizing productivity and success. The teacher, Vance Hilderman, provided the world’s first   DO-178 training 20 years ago and has trained more persons in DO-178 and DO-254, over 9,500 engineers from 1,200 companies, than all the other trainers in the world … COMBINED.


• Applying DO-178C for the real world: Yours
• How to avoid common DO-178C mistakes
• Leading DO-178C and DO-254 Best Practices
• Reduction of DO-178C complexity, risk, and costs
• Applying DO-254 Changes for 2017 … and beyond; new material only from AFuzion.



VanceHeadShot150Mr. Vance Hilderman is Afuzion’s director of Avionics Certification. Holding a BSEE and MBA from Gonzaga University, and a Masters in Computer Engineering from USC (Hughes Fellow). Mr. Hilderman was previously the co-founder of TekSci (the world’s largest avionics software services company in the ’90’s), HighRely, and now Afuzion – performing technical avionics software/certification development at companies throughout the world.

Mr. Hilderman has focused on safety-critical avionics software, systems, hardware development and related technical products for 25 years. Considered an expert on safety critical software/computer systems and certification, Mr. Hilderman has consulted with ninety five of the world’s one hundred largest aerospace companies plus numerous medical, industrial and telecommunications entities Mr. Hilderman has trained over 11,000 avionics engineers and managers in 40 countries on DO-178B, ARP-4754, DO-178C, DO-254, DO-200A, DO-297, and safety/software development including ADS-B.

Mr. Hilderman is the principal author of dozens of technical whitepapers and avionics training protocols, plus the world’s best-selling book on avionics development/certification, published by Avionics Communications and titled “Avionics Certification – A Complete Guide To DO-178 & DO-254”; all royalties are donated to the Boy Scouts of America where Mr. Hilderman and two of his sons are Eagle Scouts. Mr. Hilderman will soon be publishing his next book to be titled “The Avionics Development Ecosystem” published by Afuzion Press.