Evaluation of Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Systems

PROPOSED UL 4601

1 Scope

1.1 This Standard will build upon ANSI/UL 4600 while addressing needs unique to the unmanned aerial systems industry.

1.2 This Standard will cover the safety principles and processes for evaluation of autonomous unmanned aerial systems, specifically their ability to perform their intended function either without human intervention or via teleoperation.

1.3 The Standard also covers the reliability of hardware and software necessary for machine learning, sensing of the operating environment, and other safety aspects of autonomy.