John Mannarino, President and Founder of MANNARINO Systems & Software, is proud to announce the addition of Sam Calandra as both a Design Approval Appointee (DAA) for Airborne Software under the MANNARINO Design Approval Organization (DAO) as well as an Engineering Project Manager. Mr. Calandra is an accomplished engineering specialist and manager with extensive experience in airborne gas turbine engine control systems, software and certification.
“Having worked for a major OEM engine manufacturer for over 26 years, Sam brings a tremendous amount of expertise to the MANNARINO team and is a respected and trusted leader in his field” stated John Mannarino. “With the addition of Sam to our team, the company’s technical offering is further enhanced not only in the field of gas turbine systems and software engineering, but also in the area of airborne software certification. Sam’s prior experience as an airborne software delegate for Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) will strengthen and deepen the MANNARINO DAO which we established in 2016.
Working in conjunction with our customers and keeping abreast of their evolving requirements, MANNARINO continues to respond to the needs of the industry, allowing the breadth and recognition of our service offering to set us apart from our competitors. The evolution of our business model, as well as the lean management style of our organization, continues to provide efficient and cost-effective solutions to the marketplace.
The MANNARINO team, comprised of dedicated professionals at every level, is intent on delivering tailored solutions to meet our customers’ needs. The arrival of Sam enhances the strength and professionalism of our team. I know I can count on each and every one of you to warmly welcome Sam into the MANNARINO family.”
Mannarino Systems & Software is a Transport Canada approved Design Approval Organization (DAO) for Airborne Software (RTCA/DO-178) & Airborne Electronic Hardware (AEH) (RTCA/DO-254) and also provides safety-critical systems, software and electronic hardware engineering services to the aerospace, defense, space, simulation and power generation industries. MANNARINO is highly specialized in the specification, design, verification, validation and approval of safety-critical systems with particular expertise in the following areas:
• Airborne Software (RTCA/DO-178B/C) • Real-Time Software• Systems Engineering• Airborne Electronic Hardware (AEH) (RTCA/DO-254)• RTCA/DO-178B/C Training • Industrial Gas Turbine Controls Software & Simulation• Aircraft Systems Simulation