New ASTM standards cover UAS operations

ASTM International Committee F38 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems has approved seven new standards that cover all major facets of small unmanned aircraft systems operations, including design, construction, operation and maintenance requirements.

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New ASTM committee to develop roadmap to streamline certification process

ASTM International has formed Committee F44 on General Aviation Aircraft, bringing together industry heavyweights from around the world to work on a standards roadmap that will help transform the way general aviation aircraft are manufactured and certified around the world.

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ASTM guide in works for LSA manufacturers

ASTM International Committee F37 on Light Sport Aircraft is at work on a guide to help LSA manufacturers.

ASTM WK22124, Guide for Compliance with Light Sport Airplane Standards, is designed to aid the industry in understanding how to use LSA standards to meet regulatory requirements, according to the FAA‘s Thomas Gunnarson.

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ASTM fuel manual available

An updated edition of Manual 5, Aviation Fuel Quality Control Procedures, is now available from ASTM International.

The manual provides a complete explanation of several common procedures used by fuel handlers to assess and protect aviation fuel quality.

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