DO-160 | Humidity

RTCA DO-160 – Section 6.0 – Humidity


This test determines the ability of the equipment to withstand either natural or induced humid atmospheres. The main adverse effects to be anticipated are:
  1. Corrosion
  2. Change of equipment characteristics resulting from the absorption of humidity.
For example:
  • Mechanical (metals)
  • Electrical (conductors and insulators)
  • Chemical (hygroscopic elements)
  • Thermal (insulators)
Equipment Categories:
  • Category A – Standard Humidity Environment
  • Category B – Severe Humidity Environment
  • Category C – External Humidity Environment


DO-160 is a standard for environmental test on avionics equipment published by RTCA, the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics. The DO 160 G was amended and now all guideline inside it are replaced by the DO 357.
On our website you can find only some abstracts of the document, for the full text of the guideline you have to purchased it from RTCA.
We remember you that now DO 160 G cannot be read without DO 357.
If you need any interpretation regarding the text of such standard, please contact CELAB.
CELAB is the only Italian (and one of the few European) member of the RTCA Special Committee 135, the commettee for devolpment of DO 160 G.


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