Work Item
ASTM WK73601

Revision of F3322-18 Standard Specification for Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) Parachutes


The goals set forth for this revision are to ensure that cleaner and more straightforward data packages are submitted across the board to different CAAs, allowing for a faster approval process. The standard now reflects compatibility with the durability and design process, as well as enabling flexibility in methods of compliance for different aircraft types. Most importantly, the goal of this revision is to ensure an increased level of safety for PRS systems. declared compliant. These proposed changes will ensure that the standard can maintain its integrity in the future and be used to enable more approvals from CAAs.


Developed by Subcommittee: F38.01

Committee: F38

Staff Manager: Mary Mikolajewski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 07-15-2020

Technical Contact: Alan Erickson

Item: 001

Ballot: F38 (20-06)

Status: Ballot Item Approved