Sony Group, Inc. certificated the first “Class 2 Type Certification” of UAS in Japan!


On December 22, 2023, Sony Group Inc. certificated the first “Class 2 Type Certification” for its professional drone Airpeak S1 (ARS-S1) after an inspection by the Nihon Kaiji Kyokai, a registered inspection organization.
As a certification consultant, we supported their certificate activities.

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What is the Type Certification?

The Type Certification is a system that guarantees the safety and uniformity of the strength, structure, and performance of mass-produced aircraft designed and manufactured by unmanned aircraft manufacturers, etc.
The unmanned aircraft approved Type Certification can be omitted from all or part of the inspections for Aircraft Certification that require application for each aircraft.