Aviation & Space

Full-Lifecycle Development & Support

No one knows aviation like we do. Performance is a leading systems and software development firm with more than 20 years of Business and Air Transport jet experience across business, commercial and military applications. Specializing in embedded software and airworthiness certification and equipped with high-performance products, Performance has the breadth and depth of talent and experience to deliver high-quality solutions. We helped reduced the risks and costs on some of the largest programs in aviation history.

Experience the Power of Performance

Preferred Aerospace Supplier

Our commitment to our customers has earned us long-standing relationships and the trust of OEMs and top-tier suppliers around the world.

Accelerating time to market

Utilizing proven IP, implementing lean principles, DevOps, and deploying high-performance teams to get the job done on-time and on-budget.

Full Avionics Domain

From nose to tail, we’ve got you covered. Our in-house engineers are extremely knowledgeable and experienced, providing high-quality solutions.

Performance Portfolio for Aviation & Space

Embedded Software & Hardware Platforms

Embedded Software & Hardware Platforms

Performance specializes in embedded software and has decades of experience ranging from small to complex, large-scale embedded platform programs.

  • High Level Architecture
  • ARINC-653 Space & Time Partitioning
  • Middleware API Development
  • Device Driver Development
  • Low Level Device Simulation & Emulation
  • Tools Development
  • Health
  • Redundancy
  • Fault Management
  • Mode Control
  • Time
  • Power-on BIT (PBIT), Continuous BIT (CBIT), and Initiated
  • BIT (IBIT)
  • FACE
  • Real-Time Operating Systems
  • (VxWorks, DEOS, Linux, Integrity-178 and more)
  • Data Acquisition
  • Configuration

Supporting Products

Displays

Displays

Performance offers customizable solutions for your embedded display and in-flight entertainment needs, ensuring crews have access to critical flight information and boosting passenger experience.

Areas of Expertise

  • Synthetic Vision
  • Heads-Up Displays (HUD)
  • Cockpit Display System
  • Premium Cabin Map

Tools

  • OEM Proprietary Tools
  • SCADE Display
  • VAPS
  • OpenGL/Vulkan
  • MATLAB
  • Simulink
  • iDATA Graphical Modeling
Engine Controls

Engine Controls

Electronic engine control solutions to meet today’s elaborate aircraft, optimizing engine performance on the ground and in the air.

  • Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC)
  • Auxiliary Power Units (APU)
  • Engine Data Management and Data Offload

Performance at Work

Flight Controls

Flight Controls

Performance is a leader in Fly-By-Wire flight control solutions supporting safe piloted and autonomous missions.

  • Flight Controls (Design, Development and V&V)
  • Primary Flight Monitor (PFM)
  • Auto-Flight
  • High Lift
  • Folding Wingtip
  • Input Signal Management
  • Fault Management
  • Maintenance Application
  • Platform Software
  • Air Data Reference Function (ARDF)
  • Actuator Control (Design and Development)
  • REU Safety Analysis
  • Steep Approach/Interlocks
  • Systems Integration
  • MATLAB Simulink
  • Autocode Generation
  • C/C++
  • VHDL
  • Simulink Code Inspector (SLCI)
  • TestManager Environment
  • Stateflow
  • Integrated Simulation Development
  • Model/Coding Guideline Compliance
  • Tool Development
  • Vector Based Test Systems
  • Test Case and Procedure Development
Flight Management Systems

Flight Management Systems

Performance provides an array of traditional and NextGen connected flight management system solutions delivering optimal aircraft performance and minimizing crew workload.

  • Flight Planning
  • Navigation and Guidance
  • Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required (RNP AR)
  • Lateral Navigation (LNAV)
  • Vertical Navigation (VNAV)
  • Localized Performance + Vertical Guidance (LPV)
  • Navigation Database
  • Aircraft Performance Planning and Predictions
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Cost Index
  • Speeds
  • Steep Approach
  • Fuel Planning
  • One-Engine Inoperative (OEI)
  • Mid-Level Management (MLM) Control Law
  • Dual Video
  • Data Communication Process (DCP)
  • Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS)
  • Built-In Test Equipment (BITE)
  • DIR-TO
  • Omnibearing Selector (OBS) Mode

Supporting Products

Connected Aircraft

Connected Aircraft

Performance provides products and services supporting a wide range of connectivity solutions for your connected aircraft. Performance’s deep experience includes flight deck communications to satcom integration.

  • Cyber Secure Connected Gateway
  • CNS ATM System Implementations
  • Cloud Based Data Fusion
  • Network Security for Aircraft Systems
  • VHF and SAT Data Link
  • Channel Prioritization and Selection
  • Frequency Management
  • Seamless Channel Transition
  • Data Flow Management
  • Multi-channel Ground Connectivity
  • Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS-1/A and FANS-B)
Power Distribution Systems

Electric Power Distribution Systems

Performance offers various electronic power distribution solutions to power your aircraft of today and tomorrow, enhancing electrical system efficiency, reliability and safety.

  • High Level Architecture
  • Middleware API Development
  • Device Driver Development
  • Low Level Device Simulation & Emulation
  • Tools Development
  • Bus Power Control Unit(BPCU)
  • Generator Control Unit(GCU)
  • Smart Grid Technology
  • Hardware/Software Integration
  • Embedded System Debugging
  • Data Communication (which would cover GPIO, 485, SCI, CAN, etc.)
  • Power-Up Self Tests
  • BIT
Cabin Management Systems

Cabin Management Systems

Elevate passenger experience with next-level in-flight entertainment powered by high-precision digital airport mapping databases and terrain data.

  • Cabin System and Software Integration
  • System Customization Tooling
  • Human Machine Interface
  • Component Development, Point Products
  • Cabin 2D and 3D Moving Map Applications
  • High Resolution Imagery
  • Custom GUI Designs
DevOps/Digital Twin

DevOps and “Digital Twin” Technology Development

Partner with Performance to help your Integration team develop a digital twin solution. Testing and integration in a cloud-based environment can speed development and reduce program rework. We can help your team implement an internal solution that is customized for your aircraft hardware and surrounding systems I/O.

Development and Certification Experience

Systems

ARP-4754:

Systems requirements
Systems validation & verification

Hardware

DO-160:

DO-254:

Firmware development
Firmware validation

Safety-Critical Software

DO-178C Level A-E:

High and low level requirements
Design and code development
Verification cases and procedures
Structural coverage and analysis

Data

DO-200:

Certified for use with AMDBs
Type 1 LOA

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The Power of Performance

20+ Years
in Business

Serving major OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers since 1998

450+ Successful
Programs

Regardless of the complexity or scale, we have you covered

250+ Engineering Professionals

In-house talent spread across six U.S. offices and one international office

Preferred
Supplier Status

Long-term relationships with top-tier avionics suppliers

Our Mission: Your Success

Reducing Risks and Costs, and Consistently Delivering High-Quality Solutions On-Time and On-Budget

  • A Strategic Partner You Can Trust.
    We view our clients as strategic partners working closely together to understand your requirements, processes and schedules.
  • Collaboratively Aligning On Goals and Expectations.
    We align on project goals and expectations, resulting in significant technical risk reduction and faster, more cost-effective development.
  • Reducing Your Burdens.
    We oversee and guide Performance development and engineering efforts, minimizing the burden of oversight for you.
  • Empowering You With Efficient Development Teams.
    Customer-focused, nimble and highly-innovative problem solvers whose mission is getting the job done right the first time.
  • Providing You With Domain Expertise.
    Our top-tier talent has the knowledge and experience to address your specific needs.

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