Thomas Leitner

Director of Quality Assurance at ADB SAFEGATE Austria GmbH

Thomas is the co-founder of AviBit (now ADB SAFEGATE Austria) and is specialised in air traffic control (ATC) systems which support air traffic controllers to safely manage arriving and departing flights at airports. In the early days of the company, 17 years ago, he was in systems development and deployment but now changed his focus to national and international regulatory standards, safety management systems and quality assurance for ATC systems.

“Challenges for quality and testing of Air Traffic Control (ATC) systems.”

ATC systems are used by air traffic controllers to smoothly and safely manage flights, both in the air and on the ground. Needless to say that quality and testing are vital parts in ATC system development and delivery. The presentation covers the special system requirements and related quality and testing challenges in this area.