Type Certification: Safety Standards for Design
Standards for Strength, Structure and Performance to Ensure Safety (Article 236-15 of Regulation for Enforcement of the Civil Aeronautics Act)” are applied to the design of unmanned aircraft of Type Certification.
With regard to these standards, the provisions of Part II of the Guidelines for Airworthiness Inspection (Circular No. 381, enacted on October 20, 1966) shall apply mutatis mutandis to unmanned aircraft that receive Class I certification and that fly in airspace that includes specified airspace.
On the other hand, the safety standards applicable to unmanned aircraft that receive Class I certification and fly in airspace that does not include the specified airspace and unmanned aircraft that receive Class II certification apply to Circular No. 8-001 “Safety and Uniformity Standards for Type Certification, etc. of Unmanned Aircraft”.
Specified area: Over the airspace of an area with a population density of 15,000 people per square kilometer or more.