Unmanned Aircraft Integration: Certification Test to Validate sUAS Industry Consensus Standards

Kansas State University is leading a team with Wichita State and the University of North Dakota to see if airworthiness, maintenance, and flight proficiency standards/requirements proposed by the UAS industry (ASTM F38) are safe. The FAA will use this research to set airworthiness standards for small UAS.


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    • Status: Completed
    • Funding: $300001
    • Contract Numbers:



    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Aviation Administration

      800 Independence Avenue, SW
      Washington, DC  United States  20591
    • Managing Organizations:

      Mississippi State University

      Mississippi State, MS  United States  39762
    • Performing Organizations:

      Kansas State University

      Manhattan, Kansas  United States 

      Wichita State University

      Wichita, Kansas  United States 
    • Principal Investigators:

      Carraway, Kurt

      Aldag, Tom

    • Start Date: 20150901
    • Expected Completion Date: 20160930
    • Actual Completion Date: 0
    • USDOT Program: Centers of Excellence
    • Subprogram: Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01589847
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE)
    • Contract Numbers: 15-C-UAS-KSU-02, 15-C-UAS-WISU-02
    • Files: RIP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Feb 4 2016 3:40PM