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Definition Edit

General Edit

A remotely piloted aircraft (also called remotely operated aircraft) is "[a]n unmanned aircraft which is piloted from a remote pilot station."[1]

Military Edit

Remotely piloted aircraft (also called remotely operated aircraft)

refers to large unmanned systems such as the MQ-1 Predator and the RQ-4 Global Hawk that operate in controlled airspace.[2]

References Edit

  1. UVS International, RPAS Glossary 120821, at 5 (full-text).
  2. U.S. Air Force, "The U.S. Air Force Remotely Piloted Aircraft and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Strategic Vision" 32 n.1 (2005) (full-text).
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