Aerospace Electronics Consulting Services

HDA has extensive experience developing LRUs and solving reliability problems for commercial aerospace use. We are AS9100 registered for the design and manufacture of non-flight-control airborne electronics. Our Orange County facility in Lake Forest, California has the experience and resources to handle electronic, software, and mechanical design, as well as prototyping, testing, manufacturing, and qualification support.

IFE and In-cabin Electronics

We provide system design and troubleshooting support to leading suppliers of In-Flight Entertainment and seating systems. We have an uncanny ability to solve intractable, high-risk problems, including special expertise in electromagnetic compatibility, reliability, and power quality.

  • Emergency Oxygen Systems
  • Power Conversion
  • Motion Control / Actuation
  • Lighting
  • Inter-LRU Communications
  • Legacy Spares Development
  • Test fixtures
  • On-wing test equipment
  • Solving“Smoke in Cabin” failures
  • Reliability Enhancement
  • IFE Systems
  • EMI, EMC, ESD, Power Quality
  • Design Compliance Review
  • Compliance Mitigation
  • Root-Cause Analysis
  • Fault Analysis
  • Research and Development
  • Reliability Enhancement
  • EMI – EMC Compliance Consulting
  • Power Quality Consulting
  • Safety Compliance Consulting
  • Electronic Design
  • Mechanical Design
  • PCB and package Design
  • Software Development
  • Prototyping

DO160 and ABD0100 Qualification

Our experience includes design, documentation, and qualification of in-cabin electronics for airborne seating and IFE systems on both Boeing and Airbus aircraft.

We understand qualification requirements and the physics involved in meeting them. This enables us to design for compliance from the earliest stages of development. It also ensures that we are able resolve your most troublesome reliability and compliance problems when asked.


Specialty equipment includes:

  • RF Screen Room
  • EMC Test Equipment
  • LN2 Thermal Test Chamber
  • Power Line Simulation and Analysis Systems
  • ESD Guns
  • Chiller
  • Machine Shop
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