UAS International Standard has Officially Published

Release date:2020-02-10

International standard ISO 21895:2020, Categorization and Classification of Civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems, proposed and developed by China Aero-Polytechnology Establishment (CAPE), a subsidiary of CAE, was officially published by ISO/TC20/SC16 (Unmanned Aircraft Systems subcommittee of International Organization for Standardization) on Feb 7th, 2020. This is the second standard published by ISO/TC20/SC16, and the first international standard developed by China in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) area.

Classification and categorization is the foundation and precondition for the safe operation and regulation of UAS, providing the industry with scientific basis for safety regulation, specification development, and categorized operation. The publication of this standard is of great significance to the civil UAS product development and manufacturing, delivery, and safety regulation around the world.