Definitions for unmanned aircraft

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Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. unmanned aircraft

    An aircraft or balloon that does not carry a human operator and is capable of flight under remote control or autonomous programming. Also called UA.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Huerta:

    Integrating unmanned aircraft into our airspace is a big job, and it's one the FAA is determined to get right.

  2. The FAA:

    Safety is always the FAA's top priority, and we are concerned about the increasing number of instances where pilots have reported seeing unmanned aircraft flying nearby.

  3. Beau Duarte:

    The ability to autonomously transfer and receive fuel in flight will increase the range and flexibility of future unmanned aircraft platforms, ultimately extending carrier power projection.

  4. Michael Huerta:

    Yes, there are proponents of unmanned aircraft and they really see huge potential with this technology and for them, we can't move fast enough, what they would like to see is free and open use of unmanned aircraft as soon as we can get there.

  5. The FAA:

    We anticipate receiving valuable data from each of these trials that could result in FAA-approved operations in the next few years, integrating unmanned aircraft into our airspace is a big job, and it's one the FAA is determined to get right.


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