Airborne Systems

Your partner of choice for designing state-of-the-art DO-160, DO-178, DO-254 and ARINC 661 compliant airborne systems and Avionics Software Development for high-end aerospace and defense applications.


Airborne Systems and Avionics Software Development for communication, navigation, and flight control, and many other functions are complex and crucial components of any modern aircraft. A major percentage of the complexity in present day airborne electronics is handled at the software-level. Any error in the Avionics Software Development of these safety-critical airborne systems could be catastrophic.

With 20+ years of in-depth expertise in video, communications and rugged airborne electronics and avionics software development, our defense engineering team offers architecting, designing, building and deploying customized airborne systems that integrate multi-vendor COTS, board designFPGA design and custom software development followed by test, validation and environmental qualification. We can either complement your engineering team, or design the complete airborne electronics, airborne systems and Avionics Software Development. Our design services cater to the exact specifications and requirements for your Airborne Systems.

Mistral is your partner of choice for designing state-of-the-art airborne electronics for Airborne Electronics for high-end aerospace and defense applications. Our aerospace and defense team has extensive experience in building complex and integrated airborne electronics, sub-systems and Avionics Software Development for a wide array of airborne systems. These include airborne systems and airborne electronics like Beam Steering, Fire Control Systems, Engine Control, Mission Computers, Video Telemetry and other Data Acquisition and monitoring systems.

Avionics software development is quite challenging and complex; it involves a strict plan-driven development process, in compliance with DO-178, DO-254 and ARINC 661 standards for Airborne Electronics. From single hardware to entire sub-systems, Mistral offers a range of design and development services for Airborne Electronics and Airborne systems. Mistral’s avionics software development cater to DO-160, DO-178, DO-254 and ARINC 661 standards for airborne systems.


Avionics Software Development

DO-178B compliant avionics software development

VxWorks/LynxOS based systems

Implementation and integration of DSP algorithms

Customizing of media, display, overlay, storage and HMI framework

Testing & Validation

Software IV&V compliant to DO-178B for Airborne systems

CEMILAC certified independent testing and validation

Hardware Design

Multi-processor/ Multi board solutions on VME/VPX architecture

High-speed Digital and Mixed signal Hardware design for Acquisition systems

FPGA/DSP/GPGPU Signal Processing platform

Qualified LRUs complying to JSS55555, MIL-STD810F and MIL-STD 461E

Application Specific development of Hardware boards and Power Supplies

SWaP efficient Airborne Electronics designs

System Integration

Low weight, low power Airborne Systems

Active Array Antenna Unit and Controller

Electronic Bean Steering Unit

Monitoring and Analysis Receivers

High-speed Data Recorders

Integrated HMI and Displays