Definition Edit

A chase aircraft is

a manned aircraft that is used to follow a[n] unmanned aircraft system (UAS) and serves as the see-and-avoid function for total flight safety. The pilot of the chase aircraft monitors for conflicting aircraft and is in constant radio contact with the pilot in command of the UAS who is on the ground.[1]

References Edit

  1. Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Measuring Progress and Addressing Potential Privacy Concerns Would Facilitate Integration into the National Airspace System, at 15 n.22.