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Ansys SCADE Solutions for ARINC 661 - Server and Widgets (Self-paced Learning Available)

Course Overview

Ansys SCADE Solutions for ARINC 661 Compliant Systems is a tool suite for creating and simulating the logics and the graphics/interaction aspects of ARINC 661 compliant Cockpit Display Systems (CDS) and User Applications (UA), together with the associated code and Definition File (DF) generators.

This course is an introduction to SCADE Server Creator. You will learn to create a widget library, to integrate widgets on ARINC 661 server, to generate and simulate a Cockpit Display System application. The course also offers a specific focus on widget customization and on ARINC 661 server configuration data.

Core Topics

  • Presentation of the ARINC 661 Standard and the SCADE Solution implementation
  • Introduction to cockpit display system server with the SCADE Solutions for ARINC 661 compliant applications
  • Description and customization of the SCADE Widgets Library for ARINC 661: creation of the library of widgets with SCADE Server Creator, server architecture overview, configuration data
  • Server integration with the widgets library
  • Introduction to look modeling edition
  • Architecture and configuration of SCADE Solutions for ARINC 661
  • Generation and simulation of a Cockpit Display System application


Teaching Method:

Lectures and computer practical sessions to validate acquired knowledge.

Learning Outcome

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Customize the look and feel of a widget provided by the widget library
  • Create a new widget (by reusing parts of the graphical design and behavior of similar widgets)
  • Rebuild the custom server and test new widgets in an UA

 Available Dates

Learning Options

Training materials for this course are available with an Ansys Learning Hub Subscription. If there is no active public schedule available, private training can be arranged. 

Self-paced Learning 

Complete a class on your own schedule at your own pace. Scope is equivalent to Instructor led classes. Includes video lecture, workshops and input files. All our Self-Paced video courses are only available with an Ansys Learning Hub subscription.


This is a 2-day classroom course covering both lectures and workshops. For virtual training, this course is covered over 4 x 2 hour sessions.

    Virtual Classroom Session 1 / Live Classroom Day 1

    Server Architecture & Configuration

    • Server Architecture
    • Server Configuration
    • Server Integration

    Virtual Classroom Session 2 / Live Classroom Day 1

    Widget design

    • Widget Architecture Overview
    • Widget Implementation File

    Virtual Classroom Session 3 / Live Classroom Day 1

    Customize the widgets (part 1)

    • Customizing Graphics
    • Server Generation

    Virtual Classroom Session 4 / Live Classroom Day 2

    Customize the widgets (part 2)

    • Customizing behavior
    • Customizing Manual Code
    • Specific widgets description (Container, Connector, Map, PopUp, ProxyButton)


    Classroom only - Lab (covered during day 1 and 2)

    Design a new ARINC 661 widget using SCADE Solutions for ARINC 661

    • How to specify the ARINC 661 interfaces
    • How to implement the widget using SCADE
    • How to generate the Server
    • How to design a UA with the custom widget