ASTM WK63407

    New Specification for Required Product Information to be Provided with a Small Unmanned Aircraft System

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    WK63407

    1. Scope

    1.1 The following requirements apply to the documentation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS). This specification covers the Unmanned Aircraft Flight Manual (UFM), Maintenance Manual, Aircraft Kit Assembly Instructions (KAI), Component Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) manuals, sUAS OEMs Statement of Compliance, and airframe records information required for aircraft designed and manufactured in accordance with ASTM International standards. 1.1.1 This specification covers the minimum requirements for information that shall be provided by the sUAS OEM or seller of a new small unmanned aircraft, small unmanned aircraft kit, engines, propellers, or accessories (that is, radio, automated flight control system, remote pilot station, GPS, and so forth) as a part of the initial sale or transfer to the first end user. 1.1.2 This specification does not apply to the sale or transfer of used small unmanned aircraft, engines, propellers, or accessories. 1.1.3 This specification applies to sUAS seeking civil aviation authority approval in the form of airworthiness certificates or other like documentation and sUAS that are self-certified by the remote pilot in command in a condition for safe flight. 1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, is 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.


    Keywords

    sUAS; UFM; Unmanned Aircraft Flight Manual; UAS Maintenance Manual UMM; SUAS OEM

    Rationale

    This specification covers the minimum requirements for information that shall be provided by the sUAS OEM or seller of a new small unmanned aircraft, small unmanned aircraft kit, engines, propellers, or accessories (that is, radio, automated flight control system, remote pilot station, GPS, and so forth) as a part of the initial sale or transfer to the first end user. This specification does not apply to the sale or transfer of used small unmanned aircraft, engines, propellers, or accessories. This specification applies to small unmanned aircraft systems seeking civil aviation authority approval in the form of airworthiness certificates or other like documentation and sUAS that are self-certified by the remote pilot in command in a condition for safe flight.

    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:
    05-07-2018

    Technical Contact:
    Jonathan Daniels

    Item:
    002

    Ballot:
    F38 (20-04)

    Status:
    Negative Votes Need Resolution