Journal of Aeronautics & Aerospace Engineering

Journal of Aeronautics & Aerospace Engineering
Open Access

ISSN: 2168-9792


Karthikeyan Saelam

Department of Aeronautics, Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science (HITS), Chennai, India., India

  • Editorial   
    Editorial note on Unmanned aerial vehicle
    Author(s): Karthikeyan Saelam*

    An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) (also known as a drone) is an aircraft that does not have a human pilot on board. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are part of an unmanned aircraft system (UAS), which consists of a UAV, a ground-based controller, and a communication system between the two. UAVs may have varying degrees of autonomy in their flight. UAVs were initially used for missions that were too "dull, dirty, or dangerous" for humans, as opposed to crewed aircraft... View More»

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