Who AFuzion Is


Experienced, helpful, and flexible

Is your safety-critical engineering infused with best-in-class knowledge? When safety is critical, AFuzion ensures it. AFuzion provides solutions in most phases of safety-critical systems, software, and hardware engineering. Infuse your engineering with AFuzion’s proven solutions; in use by hundreds of companies in 35+ countries.

What AFuzion Does

Safety-Critical & Certification Consulting


Consulting: Expert consulting services for DO-178C, ARP4754A, ARP4761A, ISO 26262, DO-254, DO-200B, ED-12CC, ED-80, DO-278A, & IEC 61508, TSO’s, TC/STC’s, QSM and AS9115.

Certification: Formal Certification, Compliance and DER services for FAA, EASA, CAAC, and most safety-critical regulatory agencies, worldwide.

Safety-Critical Audits: Review and analyze your team’s performance to boost productivity and quality while lowering development costs.

Proposal Optimization: Preparing a technical safety-critical product proposal which you really want to win? AFuzion will scrub and improve your DO-178B, DO-178C, ED-12C, FAA, EASA, DO-254, ARP4754A, ARP4761A, DO-297, and ISO-26262.

Safety-Critical Standards Gap Analysis: AFuzion has provided more safety-critical gap analysis than all our competitor’s personnel COMBINED. AFuzion’s experts have provided over one hundred Gap Analysis in:

AFuzion’s engineers did the world’s first such gap analysis in 1989. Our competitors copy AFuzion’s old gap analysis info but charge the same price; why buy ten-year info intended for someone else when you can have authentic world-best AFuzion gap analysis plus many included benefits for the same price? Contact AFuzion for free sample gap analysis information.

Safety Critical Training & Workshops


AFuzion’s Technical Workshops span a wide area of safety-critical engineering processes and standards. Clients receive the best training in the business.

Safety-Critical Development Outsourcing


Outsourcing: AFuzion provides safety-critical systems and software development and V&V outsourcing.  One engineer for a week or fifty engineers for a year:  AFuzion and its partners provide cost-effective engineers; never the cheapest, always the most cost-effective. The engineers at AFuzion have helped 250+ companies in 35 countries achieve safety-critical system success since 1990. AFuzion: When Safety is Critical™: aviation, medical, automotive, and industrial control.

DO-178C Templates & Checklists: AFuzion has all-new, proprietary DO-178C Plan Templates and DO-178C Checklists; available only through AFuzion.

DO-254 Templates & Checklists: AFuzion has all-new, proprietary DO-254 Plan Templates and DO-254 Checklists; available only through AFuzion.

Safety Critical Software Expert Witness

AFuzion’s founder and senior engineers provide safety critical software expert witness analysis and testimony. Significant nationwide experience with many Fortune 500 companies and cases providing convincing, authoritative avionics expert witness analysis and aviation safety expert testimony, including real-time software and DO-178 expert witness services.

Why AFuzion?

97% Client Repeat Rate: Higher than any known competitor

Experienced, helpful, and flexible

Engineers with worldwide acclaim, credentials, and widely published

Onsite, Offsite, or Combined. 1 engineer or 50: you decide

Creating Solutions by Bringing Together Leading Ideas

Outstanding Support. AFuzion: When Safety Is Critical™

About AFuzion


AFuzion is a boutique company focused on infusing technical knowledge.
Founding/Key members include:




Founder, CEO, and CTO of multiple safety-critical companies sold for 8 figures.
BSEE, MSEE (Hughes Fellow), MBA.
World-renowned safety-critical expert, speaker, trainer.
Expert & published author in DO-178C, DO-254, DO-278A, DO-200A/B, ISO 26262, and ARP4754A


Attorney: Intellectual Property Litigation

Technology founder, patent-holder, corporate attorney in copyright law and intellectual property.
Technology & Human Factors Interests.
Private pilot and business-jet owner.
Sorry, I’m a private dude.
Friendly, except in Court.


Business Manager


20+ years safety-critical systems business management expertise ensuring client success and the highest repeat-client rate in the industry.


Senior Aviation Engineer & Pilot

Senior avionics development engineer with expertise in Safety, Systems, Software, and Hardware development, integration, test, and certification via DO-178C, ARP4754A, ARP4761, and DO-278A.


Avionics FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER) and Pilot

25+ years’ experience in avionics software development and certification.


Aviation Safety Engineer (TAOS)

20+ years experience in aviation/safety/systems and key contributing member of SAE committees developing ARP4754A and ARP4761A. Expert ARP4761A Safety Assessments & Training.


Business Manager Italy


25+ years software business and client management success in Europe. Based in Milan, Mr. Tommasi ensures client success for a wide variety of critical software projects, tools, and critical services.


Senior Engineering Manage & Test Pilot

30 Years’ experience managing aviation development projects and flight testing. Big-picture strategic thinker and engineer’s engineer.


Technologist & Marketing (EV)

After spending much time teaching all aspects of Physics to engineering students, Arif was fascinated by engineering topics which made him dive into business where he promotes sophisticated technologies worldwide. Based in Chicago, Mr. Erkoca’s journey continues with Physics, Engineering and Technology Marketing.


Manager: Doymus, Spain

As Doymus Founder and Manager, Mr. Hernanz manages all safety-critical software services and tools activities in Spain. Based in Madrid, Mr. Hernanz’ key role at Doymus (and AFuzion Distributor) ensures client satisfaction with software and hardware development, tool selection/deployment, Training, and consulting/certification services.


Managing Director: Bupat, (Ankara, Turkey)

+90 (532) 214 33 34

As Bupat Managing Director, Mr. Erkoca manages all safety-critical software services activities in Turkey. Based in Ankara, Mr. Erkoca’s key role at Bupat (and AFuzion Distributor) ensures client satisfaction with software services, training, and consulting/certification services.


Avionics FAA Designated Engineering Representative (DER)

25+ years’ experience in avionics software, hardware, systems, and safety development and certification.

25+ Afuzion Engineers

Senior safety-critical engineers, all at the top of their field. In the past we posted their names and contact info but the world’s best recruiters were using our AFuzion site as their go-to recruiting site since everyone realized AFuzion’s engineers are the world’s best. To reduce those recruiter’s tragic sense of continual rejection, we’ve simply removed their names. But not to worry: engaging AFuzion means you have access to the world’s best through the front door; no need for the back door.

The World Relies Upon AFuzion: When Safety Is Critical ™

Safety Critical Training for Avionics Systems and Certification

AFuzion’s actual trainers have provided DO-178C Training, DO-254 Training, DO-200B Training, DO-278A Training, and ARP4754A training to 19,500+ engineers and managers worldwide: more than all our competitor’s current trainers, combined.

When Safety is Critical, your engineers and managers need the world’s best training already provided to 19,500+ engineers in 35 countries; more than all other known competitor’s existing trainers. AFuzion training combines the latest industry and regulatory knowledge with today’s best-in-class engineering practices. Attendees repeatedly call it the “best technical training and value they have ever encountered”.

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AFuzion’s Proprietary Aviation Development
& Certification Technical Whitepapers

Available free, only from AFuzion. Select up to two; Clients may select up to five (Additional papers $50/each; credit cards accepted, email [email protected]).
Scroll down the list to see and download AFuzion’s 25+ technical papers.

Want to deal with high-quality supplier with proven pedigree?
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News & Events!

November 7, 2016

DO-178C Core Changes Synopsis

DO178C Changes To Core Body: MCDC, Requirement Detail, and Traceability, by Vance Hilderman Everyone knows that DO-178C adds significantly useful information and clarification regarding formal methods, […]
November 7, 2016

Avionics Certification: A Complete Guide to DO-178 (Software), DO-254 (Hardware)

This book explains the most critical safety certification required by commercial and military aircraft. The authors describe each step in creating and submitting formal documents for […]
November 7, 2016

The Avionics Development Ecosystem – Applying DO-178C & Related Guidelines

Coming Soon!


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AFuzion has growing offices in Los Angeles and Manhattan, America’s two largest cities. AFuzion also has partner offices in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. With 99% certainty, you personally benefitted from the expertise of the engineers with AFuzion in the past month: planes, trains, automobiles and millions of safety-critical devices relied upon the expertise of our engineers. The work of our engineers is worldwide, with AFuzion’s engineers having travelled to 35+ countries for work with clients.
AFuzion: When Safety Is Critical™: Worldwide.

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One Minute DO 178C ISO 26262 DO 254 Services


Certification Gap Analysis

Video For DO-178C, DO-254, ARP4754A

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