Zonal Safety Analysis (ZSA)

Process scheme for the approval of a type certificate

A Zonal Analysis is the study of the interaction between physical components in the same area to identify any possible hazard resulting from it.


In the framework of the configuration development activities of a new fighter aircraft model, a Zonal Analysis was requested by the military authority in charge of the design.

A review of all the modifications applied to the aircraft during the passage from one configuration to the next configuration has been performed. The activity has been developed in collaboration with the relevant system engineers and within the international safety working group with BAE Systems, EADS Deutschland GmbH, Alenia Aermacchi and EADS CASA.

Customer profile:  Large military aicraft manufacturer

Product: Military fighter

Development period:  Year 2011

Skills: Safety processes, anaylisis

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