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Controller Area Network (CAN) Working Group

Last Updated: October 11, 2017

Chairman: Tom Joseph - GE Aviation

APIM 13-004C: Supplement 4 to ARINC Specification 825 (pdf, 66K)

Goal: Produce Supplement 4 to ARINC Specification 825, "General Standardization of Controller Area Network (CAN) for Airborne Use".

Scope: Include additional guidance pertinent to the CAN Flexible Data rate (CAN FD) standard, enabling CAN bandwidth to improve by a factor of eight. Other items include a new timing model, common latencies methodology, ARINC 429 interface to CAN, ARINC 664 conversions, network bandwidth management policy, as described by the APIM.

Benefit:The work of the CAN Subcommittee is expected to increase log-term usability, provide single network interoperability, and increase software data loading to and from ARINC 664 Ethernet and CAN.

Current Drafts:

Next Meeting Announcement:

Controller Area Network (CAN) Working Group (pdf, 276K)
December 5-7, 2017, in Stuttgart, Germany
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Working Papers:

Last Meeting Report:

Controller Area Network (CAN) Working Group
April 18-20, 2017, in Santa Rosa, California

Staff Contact

Tom Munns