REMOTELY PILOTED AIRCRAFT IN THE CIVIL ENVIRONMENT

Remotely piloted aircraft (RPA's) are of increasing interest to the military and others. This paper describes several existing RPA programs, the technology of several important subsystems, and the potential civilian RPA uses and associated operational concepts. Regulatory constraints are discussed and study activities that may lead to demonstration and then operational programs are described.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  United States  10523
  • Authors:
    • Gregory, T J
    • Nelms, W P
    • Karmarkar, J S
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 471-479
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00176656
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 28 1978 12:00AM