When every aspect of software that adds risk to a project is eliminated, avionics project management is certainly a lot simplified.

  • When the system design team can make its own working prototypes;
  • When pilots and FAA can review the screens and setup in simulation right from the start of the project;
  • When the development can do integration tests on the first day of the project using the working prototypes;
  • When there is no custom low-level software to develop, and no associated certification;
  • When high-level certification testing that you need to do is heavily supported by tooling, leaving only the actual software integration testing to verify;
  • When software changes late in the project have negligible timing impact;