INSTRUCTORS

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  1. Vance HILDERMAN
    Vance HILDERMAN
    BSEE, MBA
    CEO and Avionics Certification Manager, AFuzion Incorporated
  2. Nazan GÖZAY GÜRBÜZ
    Nazan GÖZAY GÜRBÜZ
    BSME, MSME, EMBA
    System Safety and Design Assurance Manager at TRACES Aircraft Certification Engineering Services
Ms. Nazan GÖZAY GÜRBÜZ
Ms. Nazan Gurbuz serves as System Safety and Design Assurance Manager at TRACES Aircraft Certification Engineering Services.
 
Ms. Gurbuz
 
  • has worked in aircraft design, development and production projects for 18 years at TUSAS and STM.
  • has provided trainings related to system development and safety assessments (ARP-4754 and ARP-4761) and certification processes (EASA Part 21).
  • has been an active member of SAE International S-18 Aircraft Development and Safety Assessment Committe for 8 years.
 
Involved in development of SAE-ARP-4754A (Guidelines for Development of Civil Aircraft and Systems). Currently working in sub-groups for development of ARP-4754B and SAE-ARP-4761A (Guidelines and Methods for Conducting the Safety Assessment Process on Civil Airborne Systems and Equipment).
Mr. Vance HILDERMAN
AFuzion Incorporated’s CEO and Avionics Certification Manager
 
Holding a BSEE and MBA from Gonzaga, and a Masters in Computer Engineering from USC (Hughes Fellow).  Mr. Hilderman was previously the founder of TekSci (the world’s largest avionics software services company), HighRely, and Afuzion – performing technical avionics software / certification development at all companies. Mr. Hilderman has focused on safety-critical avionics software, systems, hardware development and related technical products for 25 years.  Considered an expert on safety critical software/computer systems and certification, Mr. Hilderman has consulted with ninety five of the world’s one hundred  largest aerospace companies plus numerous medical, industrial and telecommunications entities  Mr. Hilderman has trained over 9,000 avionics engineers and managers in 40 countries on DO-178B, DO-178C, DO-254, DO-200A, DO-297, and safety/software development. Mr. Hilderman also invented and developed the first avionics commercial gap analysis for DO-178 and DO-254, and mentored over 75 avionics companies in establishing cost-effective development for avionics, medical devices, and transportation projects.  
 
Mr. Hilderman is the principal author of dozens of technical whitepapers and avionics DO-XXX training protocols, plus the world’s best-selling book on avionics development/certification, published by Avionics Communications and titled “Avionics Certification – A Complete Guide To DO-178B & DO-254”; all royalties are donated to the Boy Scouts of America where Mr. Hilderman and two of his sons are Eagle Scouts. Mr. Hilderman will soon be publishing his next book to be titled “The Avionics Development Ecosystem” published by Afuzion Press.