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ASTM WK56255

New Guide for Design and Production of Energy Storage Systems to Power Aircraft Propulsion

1. Scope

This document provides guidance to assist in understanding the process and means for showing compliance to regulatory requirements for rechargeable energy storage systems sized for aircraft propulsion


Battery; batteries; electric motor; electric propulsion unit; EPU; cell; cells; case; chemistry; rechargeable; anode; charge; charge rate; cycle; discharge; discharge rate; volt; voltage.


An ESS designer or manufacturer can use this standard to show a means of compliance to regulatory or other requirements. It will complement the ASTM electric propulsion system design and integration standards for General Aviation aircraft.

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


Developed by Subcommittee: F39.05

Committee: F39

Staff Manager: Joe Koury

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Date Initiated: 10-17-2016

Technical Contact: Kevin Bruce

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