Full-Lifecycle Development & Support


Performance is a leading full-lifecycle software and hardware design and development firm serving safety and mission-critical industries for nearly 25 years and successfully completing more than 500 programs. Specializing in avionics and airworthiness certification, Performance has the breadth and depth of talent to start or recover your program. We’ve helped reduce the risks and costs on some of the largest programs in aviation history.


Our committment to our customers has earned us the trust of aircraft OEMs and top-tier suppliers around the world.


From nose to tail, we got you covered. Our in-house engineers are some of the most experienced in the industry.


Implementing lean processes and deploying high-performance teams to get the job done on-time and on-budget.


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
  • Systems & Software Requirements, Design & Development
  • Formal Verification & Certification
  • 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, Continuous BIT & Initiated BIT
  • Real-Time Operating Systems (VxWorks, DEOS, Linux, and Integrity-178)
  • Data Acquisition & Configuration

Supporting Products



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

Supporting Products

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
  • ARP-4754 System Requirements Generation, Analysis & Validation

Performance at Work

Flight Controls

Flight Controls

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

  • Design, Development & V&V
  • Primary Flight Monitor
  • Auto-Flight
  • High Lift
  • Folding Wingtip
  • Input Signal Management
  • Fault Management
  • Maintenance Application
  • Platform Software
  • Air Data Reference Function
  • Actuator Controls
  • REU Safety Analysis
  • Steep Approach/Interlocks
  • Systems Integration
  • MATLAB Simulink
  • Autocode Generation
  • VHDL
  • Simulink Code Inspector
  • TestManager Environment
  • Stateflow
  • Integrated Simulation Development
  • Model & Coding Guideline Compliance
  • Tool Development
  • Vector Based Test Systems
  • Test Case & 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 & Guidance
  • Required Navigation Performance Authorization Required (RNP AR)
  • Lateral & Vertical Navigation
  • Localized Performance & Vertical Guidance
  • Navigation Database
  • Aircraft Performance Planning & Predictions
  • Graphical User Interface
  • Cost Index
  • Speeds
  • Steep Approach
  • Fuel Planning
  • One-Engine Inoperative
  • Mid-Level Management Control Law
  • Dual Video
  • Data Communication Process
  • Aircraft Communications Addressing & Reporting System
  • Built-In Test Equipment
  • DIR-TO
  • Omni-Bearing Selector 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




  • Systems requirements
  • Systems validation & verification


DO-160 & DO-254:

  • Firmware development
  • Firmware validation


DO-178C Level A-E:

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



  • Certified for use with AMDBs
  • Type 1 LOA

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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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