Presentation on theme: "CTA - Program Management Branch (HGP) ERJ 170-100 Certification Program SJC, 22 September 2004."— Presentation transcript:
CTA - Program Management Branch (HGP) ERJ 170-100 Certification Program SJC, 22 September 2004
Project Manager: Orchestrates project and gets the job done The Project Manager is the focal point for the project; they coordinate and direct the team effort and ensure things are kept moving.
Steps in the TC Process PMEngineerInpectorFTPAPP 1.Familiarization Meeting 2.Formal Application 3. Preliminary TC Board 4. Certification Plan 5. Technical Meetings 6. Pre-Flight TC Board 7. TIA 8. Conformity and Cert Flight Tests 9.AEG Determinations 10. Final TC Board 11. TC
Summary of figures adopted for planning Ref. CTA document “CTA Pre-conditions and Assumptions Used for Planning Purposes”, rev. 9
Development of criteria/figures Past certification programs (not necessarily documented) Actual measurements made throughout the EMB-135BJ and EMB-145XR certification programs Actual measurements made during the ERJ-170 program
TC activities breakdown Certification Tests –Ground tests –Flight tests Certification Reports Meetings and other Certification Activities Pre-TC Issuance Activities
Ground Tests August 20012,000 m-h December 2001 unchanged April 2002unchanged October 2002 unchanged April 2003unchanged April 2004*unchanged * final values
Flight Tests August 2001500 FT hours (4,000 m-h) December 2001 unchanged April 2002300 FT hours (2,400 m-h) October 2002unchanged April 2003320 FT hours (2,600 m-h) Feb 2004**360 FT hours (2,900 m-h) ** Final values
Certification Reports August 200135 m-h per report December 2001 15 m-h per report* April 2002unchanged October 200214 m-h per report April 200316 m-h per report Feb 200420 m-h per report* * 12 m-h for a derivative model
Meetings and other certification activities Specialist meetings: 15 (2 days) m-h per specialist per week (156 weeks) Formal CTA certification meetings: 3 days per specialist per meeting (22 m-h) Support to FCAA meetings: 2 days per specialist per meeting (15 m-h) Published documents review and approval: 4,500 m-h total
Pre-TC Issuance Activities* (considered for planning purposes only after Dec. 2001) Completion of reports review Final stage of FCAR´s Aircraft engineering inspection pending issues Closing of all open items Preparation of final TCBM minutes TCDS preparation and release AFM and MRB final review, etc. *To be performed after final TCBM during a 30 calendar days period.
Specialists effective available time* August 20016.5 h/day December 2001 7.0 h/day April 20027.5 h/day October 2002unchanged April 2003unchanged April 2004unchanged *For all programs and activities
Specialists effective available time for activities other than certification programs* August 20012.5 h/day December 2001unchanged April 2002unchanged October 2002 unchanged April 2003unchanged April 2004unchanged *SB´s, SD´s, design changes, foreign project validations, training, etc.
CTA engineering work force August 200125 (average) 34 (total) December 2001 29 (average) 32 (peak) April 200232 (average) 40 (36+4 - peak) October 200233 (average) 42 (peak) April 200346 (average) 50 (total) April 200445 (average) 55 (total)
ERJ 170-100 Schedule Embraer Application date (to CTA and FAA): 20 May 1999 Preliminary Type Certificate Board Meeting: 14 June 2000 First Flight: 19 February 2002 Preflight Board Meeting : 07 - 08 November 2002 Certification flight tests started: November 2002 Final Type Certificate Board Meeting (1 st Phase): October 2003 Final Type Certificate Board Meeting (2 nd Phase): 17 February 2004 Type Certificate from CTA: 20 February 2004
ERJ 170 CTA Schedules Established in:CTA TC expected by: 1 st PTCBM (June 2002) October 2002 2 nd September 200131 March 2003 3 rd April 200231 March 2003 4 th October 200227 June 2003 5 th April 2003July 2003 6 th October 2003February 2004
Status Certification Activities (Estimated total m-h: 100000 m-h ) ActivitiesTotal Reports1327 663 CTA (50%) Meetings156 weeks Support to FCAA4 Pre TC Activities4500 Ground Tests189 Flight Test360 flight hours
ERJ-170 – CTA flight test effort breakdown (360 h. over a 5-month time frame) (April 2003) AFM Performance30 Flying Qualities25 Stalls20 Flight Controls20 Powerplant / fuel15 APU05 Avionics25 Autopilot20 Natural icing / dry air40 Ice shapes15 Mech. Systems20 Hydraulic Systems05 Noise30 F & R50 Others40