Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
The range of applications of unmanned aerial vehicles ('drones') keeps growing.
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Types of UAVs
- RQ-7 Shadow
- Velos UAV
- Powerup DART smart paper airplane
- DJI Phantom 3
- inverted V-tail
- Wankel engine
- automatic landing system
- infrared and electro-optical camera
- long range remote control
- main rotor
- tail rotor
- 10 kg (22 lbs) payload weight
- remote control
Powerup DART smart paper airplane
- electromagnetic rudder
- paper fuselage
- electric motor
- USB charging
- smartphone control
DJI Phantom 3
- brushless DC motor
- high-resolution camera
- remote control
- real-time video on the phone's screen
- removable battery
- optical and ultrasonic sensors for position holding
DJI Phantom 3 structure
- altitude and position holding unit
- power distribution board with speed control units
- flight controller
- GPS module
- gyroscope and accelerometer
- RC transmitter and receiver
- camera controller, video recorder and transmitter unit
- GPS signal
- ultrasonic distance measurement
- radio control
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