What is the definition of drone?

A drone refers to an airborne robot capable of either remote control or autonomous flight through embedded systems that rely on software-controlled flight plans. These systems operate alongside onboard sensors and a global positioning system (GPS). Historically, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) were predominantly linked to military applications.

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Advanced Navigation’s glossary covers the most common terms and definitions used in inertial navigation systems, acoustic positioning and robotics.

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