ASTM WK58943

    New Test Method for Evaluating AerialResponse RobotSafety: Lights and Sounds

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    WK58943

    1. Scope

    The purpose of this test method is to specify the apparatuses, procedures, and performance metrics necessary to quantitatively evaluate the systems visible and audible ranges intended to clearly indicate the presence of the system. This test method applies to aerial systems operated remotely from a standoff distance appropriate for the intended mission. The system includes a remote operator in control of all functionality and any assistive features or autonomous behaviors that improve the effectiveness or efficiency of the overall system. This test method may be performed anywhere the specified apparatuses and environmental conditions can be implemented as described. Results should be considered within the context of related test methods in the Maneuvering suite when comprehensively evaluating robotic system capabilities.


    Keywords

    small unmanned aircraft systems, UAS, sUAS, GPS, anti-collision lighting, warning light, siren, strobe, visible range, audible range, nighttime operation, navigation lights, annunciator

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    05-07-2017

    Technical Contact:
    Kamel Saidi

    Status:
    Draft Under Development