Session Title Code Generation for a Software Product Line of a complex Avionics System

Session Type Experience Report

Duration 45 minutes

Session Description

The session describes Eurocopter’s approach to code generation when developing embedded real-time software for a complex military helicopter avionics system. We show how code generation supported the implementation of a software product line and highlight qualification aspects of code generation when used for airborne safety critical code.


Speaker(s) Dr. Holger Tschöpe (Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH)

Dr. Holger Tschöpe is SW work package manager for the French and Spanish variant of the NH90 avionic system at Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH. In this role he is responsible for development and qualification of the SW. Prior to assuming his current position he was working as senior SW engineer where he was leading a team of application component developers. He was one of the major contributors in the transition of the NH90 SW development to a product line driven approach.

Holger has over 12 years of experience in SW development 8 years of these in the domain of avionics.