Explanation of term

Begriff: UAV

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

(coll.: "drone"). As opposed to model airplanes, such aircraft is equipped with various technical systems for automatic attitude control, navigation, data transmission etc. in order to complete certain tasks. UAV can be any type of aircraft such as multicopters, fixed-wing airplanes etc. A UAV is part of the UAS (unmanned aerial system), which also includes other components such as the ground station.

Language (2 char ISO code): en