ASTM F3005 - 14

    Standard Specification for Batteries for Use in Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS)

    Active Standard ASTM F3005 | Developed by Subcommittee: F38.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.11


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    ASTM F3005

    1. Scope

    1.1 This standard defines the requirements for batteries used in small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS).

    1.2 This standard does not define requirements for the systems in which sUAS battery packs may be utilized.

    1.3 This standard is subordinate to Specification F2910.

    1.4 If allowed by a nation’s GAA, certain sUAS may be exempt from this standard and may use commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) batteries. Air transport regulations still shall be adhered to when air transport is used for COTS cells or batteries in bulk.

    1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    DOI: 10.1520/F3005

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