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What does RCTA stand for?

RCTA stands for Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics

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A 1996 study by the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics, a non-profit organisation, apparently found that instances of interference are 'extremely rare' and could not be replicated - which has led critics of the ban to state that airlines have overstated any potential hazard according to The Washington Times.
Organized in 1935 as the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics, RTCA is a private, not-for-profit corporation that develops consensus-based recommendations regarding communications, navigation, surveillance, and air traffic management system issues.
It enables military and aerospace designers to comply with rigorous safety standards defined by the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) DO-178B, as well as the Avionics Application Software Standard Interface (ARINC) 653, as specified by the Airlines Electronic Engineering Committee.
The DO-178B standard (EUROCAE ED-12B in Europe), developed by the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA), defines the software development lifecycle to be used in the development of airborne systems, and the evidence required to demonstrate compliance.