Now, certifiability takes flight.

Partnering to get you there faster and at lower cost.


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It’s not easy. You know. We know. But we can work with you to make it easier.

Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Achieving certifiability is a serious business that can involve almost uncountable man hours and dollars. Yes, the COTS approach to certifiability is simpler and less expensive than doing it yourself – but it’s still not for the faint-hearted. But: we’ve invested upfront and will partner with you to make the process more straightforward - and more cost-effective.



  • QorIQ T2081 @ 1.8 GHz

I/O Options

  • ARINC 429
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • MIL-STD-1553
  • USB
  • Avionics discrete
  • RS232, RS-422, extended RS-232

Environmental Qualifications

  • DO-160G, MIL-STD-810G, MIL-STD-461G and MIL-STD-704F

Flight Certifiable

  • Offered with DO-254 Artifacts

Cooling Options

  • Conduction cooled


  • Aligned to Safety partitioned Operating Systems and the FACE standard with VxWorks 653, LynxOS-178, or DDC-I DEOS, plus Abaco Cert BIT
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FORCE2C – COTS products with added artifacts.

That’s right. The FORCE2C is a COTS product designed specifically for certifiability. It builds on our popular COTS products, but comes complete with DO-254 artifacts. No, they’re not everything you’ll need – but they’ll help you get where you’re going faster, and they can be used for multiple programs.

Abaco Operating Temperature

-40°C to +71°C Operating Temperature

Abaco weight

8.3 lbs (3.7 kg)

Abaco Fully Rugged

Fully Rugged

Abaco VPX

DO-254 certification compliant.

Offered with artifacts suitable for inclusion in DAL D to DAL A flight systems. Lowering the cost and timescale of flight certifiable systems for our customers via the Abaco investment in certifiable COTS.

Certifiable COTS     LynxOS-178 2.2.4     Leveraging COTS Solutions


Form Factor
3U Boxed, VPX 3U
QorIQ T2081 @ 1.8 GHz
Maximum Memory
ARINC 429, Gigabit Ethernet, MIL-STD-1553, USB, logic level discrete ports, RS-232, RS-422, extended RS-232
Conformal Coating
MIL-STD-810G, DO-160G, DO-254 Artefacts, MIL-STD-461G, MIL-STD-704F
Operating Temp
-40˚C to +71˚C
Weight lb (kg)
8.3 lbs (3.7 kg)

Safety Certification

To minimize your pain, Abaco has invested in board and sub-system artifacts for certification of flight systems up to DAL A.

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Can’t find what you’re looking for? Need help?

Head on over to our support pages, where you’ll find key contacts, how to obtain documentation, information on warranty and repairs, contract samples, details of our Product Lifecycle Management and Configuration Management programs – and much more.


We can give you much more than the paperwork.

DO-254 artifacts for the FORCE2C are a good start. However, we can also provide you with a service that supports you in your integration of artifacts and in the approval loop for the FAA, EESA or other certification authority. A problem shared is a problem halved.