Bridging Aerospace and Defense Compliance Gaps . . .Optimized

ConsuNova, Inc.
Bridging Aerospace and Defense Compliance Gaps . . .Optimized

ConsuNova is a leading global provider of commercial (FAA /EASA) and Mil-Aero (Defense) avionics certification solutions; including engineering services augmentation, Gap Analysis, workshops on ARP 4761, ARP 4754A, DO-200B, DO-254 and DO-178C, as well as avionics Process Templates and Checklists for all disciplines. ConsuNova provides avionics compliance solutions faster and in the most cost-effective way and also offers complementary downloadable case studies and white papers. Founded in 2012, ConsuNova is headquartered in San Diego, California, and maintains corporate offices in England.
Built by experienced, successful, senior avionics engineers with one goal…. to deliver best-in-class consulting solutions to companies interested in long-term partnerships, built on a foundation of integrity.


Networking and Project Data Compliant with CYBER ESSENTIALS (National Cyber Security Centre) and NIST 800-171 

Assurance, honesty and transparency is our legacy. ConsuNova strives for excellence to protect its clients’ data. Your projects are backed by Network and Security platform conforming to UK MOD Cyber ESSENTIALS and NIST 800-171; Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information. Find out more about Cyber Essentials and NIST 800-171.

ConsuNova is ITAR Registered

ConsuNova is ITAR Registered and your projects are protected.

ConsuNova is ITAR Registered with the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, in accordance with 22 U.S.C. 2778-2780 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Parts 120-130), is charged with controlling the export and temporary import of defense articles and defense services covered by the United States Munitions List (USML).

Reza Madjidi, ConsuNova CEO

Reza Madjidi

Reza Madjidi is responsible for driving ConsuNova global business strategy and operations. Reza is an active FAA Systems & Equipment DER. Reza developes and delivers avionics training modules, detailed gap analysis and avionics certification optimization strategies to companies worldwide. Previously, Reza served as the Vice President of Global Services at Atego and was the co-founder and V.P. of of HighRely Inc. With 20+ years of embedded avionics experience including the development of many critical embedded avionics and safety-critical systems, he is considered a leading expert on avionics certification. Reza has consulted with 30+ of the world’s 50 largest aerospace companies. With a BSc and MBA, he has focused on avionics software, systems, and hardware development, as well as products. Reza Madjidi has been the inventor of various software tools and solution services, including Atego Trace, Atego Check, and widely adopted gap analysis strategies for software and hardware compliance with FAA/EASA standards DO-178 and DO-254.

Martin Beeby, ConsuNova Director of Advanced Avionics

Martin Beeby
Head of Advanced Avionics Systems and ConsuNova EU Managing Director

Martin Beeby is responsible for the EU and China strategy and delivery. Martin has been Head of Avionics Development Center at CETCA, held significant roles at Rolls-Royce, Allied Signal, Mentor Graphics, and has been a consultant during his more than 25 years of Avionics Systems, Software, and Hardware development career. During this time Martin has been responsible delivering projects requiring compliance to ARP-4761, ARP-4754A, DO-178C, and DO-254. Martin was the active member of the DO-178C working group with contributions to the Model Based Development and Formal Methods supplements and has significant experience in high-technology certifications such as Operating Systems, OpenGL Graphics drivers, FADEC’s, and IMA applications. Martin is also an experienced trainer, delivering courses to hundreds of attendees on numerous topics related to avionics development and certification.

Andrea Sanchez

Andrea Sanchez
Business Director

Mrs. Sanchez helps ConsuNova improve its overall sales strategy and results, working in three key areas for business growth: direct sales development, indirect sales development (partner & channel management) and marketing. Andrea has worked for more than 15 years in the high-tech, safety-critical industry and avionics. While Andrea's main focus is to provide European market the best-in-class Avioincs experties, she is responsible to manage ConsuNova's partners worldwide.

Dave Cassidy, ConsuNova V.P. of Enigneering

Dave Cassidy
Vice President of Engineering

Dave Cassidy brings his 30+ years of avionics embedded-systems and software-engineering expertise to our customer projects. He thrives by implementing lean solutions for avionics certification programs. He has designed and implemented advanced SW architecture for numerous embedded safety-critical systems. Mr. Cassidy is truly a hands-on engineer with exceptionally strong teaching talent delivering advanced workshops in SW architecture, design, requirements, testing and development strategies. Dave’s deep knowledge in DO-178C and DO-254 has brought many success stories to our clients over the past 15 years.

John Dawson, ConsuNova Managing DER

John Dawson
Managing Consulting DER

John Dawson is our expert DER with 25+ years in Avionics Certification. Extensive experience with commercial avionics certification process for Level A products (SW and HW); including certification support on B787-8, B787-9, B777-200, B777-300, B737-700, B737-800, MD-10, and MD95/B717 airplanes. He has been an active contributor to the SAE S-18 Aircraft & Systems Development and Safety Assessment, EuroCAE committee (WG-72) on Aeronautical Systems Security, and to ARINC committee on Integrated Modular Avionics. John’s deep technical knowledge in Systems Integration and Platform-Systems augmented with his practical ARP 4754A/4761 has solved many of our customer’s complex projects.

Kevin Crozior, ConsuNova Seinor DER

Kevin Crozier
Senior Consulting DER and FAA Certified Flight Instructor

Kevin Crozier is a Software DER with 20+ years in embedded software development. He brings extensive experience with software certification for DAL A software on Part 23, 25, 27 and 29 aircraft. Prior to joining Consunova, Kevin was the software director for a well known avionics company managing more than 20 engineers. He set up their DO-178C process and led the TSO and STC of many certified avionics products. As an aircraft owner, FAA certified flight instructor, and commercial pilot, Kevin brings a unique perspective to the certification process.

Reza Madjidi, ConsuNova CEO

Greg Wilson
Senior Certification Advisor (STC, TSO, Flight Analyst)

Greg Wilson Manages the definition, design and development of Avionics Systems. 27+ years of experience in Project / Program / Product Management, FAA Certification compliance, Unmanned Aerial Aircraft and Systems, Systems Engineering, and System Safety. Greg is ConsuNova expert in (Systems and Equipment, Technical Standard Order, Software, Airborne (Complex) Electronic Hardware, Flight Analyst). Mr. Wilson has in-depth knowledge in Part Manufacturer Approval (PMA) and setting up Quality Systems. Greg also enjoys flying single-engine airplanes as a Private Pilot.

Reza Madjidi, ConsuNova CEO

Emmett Dignan
Senior Systems Advisor

Emmett Dignan has extensive knowledge in Airspace Integration for the UAV: CNS/ATM, Sense and Avoid, Conflict/Collision Avoidance. In addition, he has been the lead system verification engineer for Attitude and Navigation sensors, including triplex Embedded GPS Inertial and dual Wide Area Differential GPS. Mr. Dignan is exceptionally capable in System test at various levels (Flight, Ground, Lab), Systems validation against aircraft leading to STC and TSO. Emmett has also helped companies plan their DO-178 compliance from ground up.


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