From navigational displays to emergency lighting, lithium batteries are critical to aircraft function. RTCA DO-227 evaluates the fitness and durability of non-rechargeable batteries used in aerospace equipment, ensuring their performance when it matters most.

A variety of factors can affect the performance of non-rechargeable batteries, including environment, climate and physical force. RTCA DO-227 covers environmental and mechanical testing, outlining Minimum Operating Performance Standards (MOPS) for use in aircraft.

Our RTCA DO-227 Testing Services

Element’s RTCA DO-227 test programs give you the data you need to ensure that your products are free from defect, and can be used in even the most demanding conditions. As one of the largest independent providers of product qualification services to the global aerospace sector, we work in partnership with all aerospace primes and their supply chain partners. With high capacity chambers and the ability to combine multiple test types into a single program, we help you get your product to market on time and on budget.

For more information about RTCA DO-227 or non-rechargeable battery testing, or to request a quote, contact us today.

Non-Rechargeable Battery Test Capabilities

RTCA DO-227 Non-Rechargeable Battery Testing

RTCA DO-227 Sections We Test

We provide full-service environmental and mechanical testing per RTCA DO-227, including thermal shock, humidity, shock & vibration and rapid decompression.

Key Facts


-100 to 400 C


Humidity range: 10-95% RH

Test Chamber Dimensions

Up to 7' x 8' x 10'

Test Article Max Weight

Up to 2200 lbs

  • Sections 2.3.1 & 2.3.2: Mechanical Shock & Vibration
  • Section 2.3.3: Thermal Shock & Temperature Testing
  • Sections 2.3.4 & 2.3.5: Rapid Decompression
  • Section 2.3.6: Humidity

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