TR 78-1:2020

Building facade inspection using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)


Provides specifications for the use of UAS to conduct inspection of existing building facades, provided that the competent person has chosen to use UAS as part of the visual inspection process. Covers the phases starting from preparation, stakeholder approvals, execution and up to post-flight data processing and report generation.

As part of the overall process, the following areas are important to ensure that the use of UAS is conducted in a safe and ethical manner:

a) Personal data protection (privacy);
b) Insurance and liability; and
c) Risk assessment and mitigation.




Status Current
Edition 2020
No. of Pages 35
ICS Classification 49.020 Aircraft and space vehicles in general
Committee Manufacturing Standards Commitee
Available for Purchase Global
Adoption -