Type of standardizing body:Non-governmental
WTO member status:WTO Members
Year of acceptance of WTO TBT Code:2021
RTCA's historic role in aviation has been to provide the forum and consensus industry voice for government/industry cooperation on concepts of operations for the air traffic control system along with the standards and guidelines needed for implementing new systems in aircraft. As technological advances leading to improved safety and efficiency of the NAS grew to require deployment of integrated operational capabilities with components both in the cockpit and on the ground. the need for enhanced public-private partnership has grown.
The scope, terms of reference, and status of
all standards committee work can be found on the RTCA website: www.RTCA.org
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Varies. Members of RTCA can obtain the document produced free of charge. Non-member pricing varies depending on the size and scope of the