RTCA/DO-160

Airborne Product & Equipment Standards

RTCA/DO-160 establishes standard procedures and environmental test criteria for testing airborne products and equipment for the entire spectrum of aircraft from light general aviation aircraft and helicopters through the “Jumbo Jets” and SST categories of aircraft.  

  • Section 4.0 – Temperature and Altitude
  • Section 5.0 – Temperature Variation
  • Section 6.0 – Humidity
  • Section 7.0 – Operational Shocks and Crash Safety
  • Section 8.0 – Vibration
  • Section 10.0 – Waterproofness
  • Section 11.0 – Fluids Susceptibility
  • Section 12.0 – Sand and Dust
  • Section 14.0 – Salt Spray
  • Section 17.0 – Voltage spike
  • Section 19.0 – Induced Signal Susceptibility
  • Section 24.0 – Icing