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UAS Flex 103

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Accelerometer
A device that measures proper acceleration ("g-force") 103.01
Barometer
Instrument used in meteorology to measure atmospheric pressure 103.01
Computer Control
Virtually no operator input, allowing the flight controller to execute programmed commands entirely on its own 103.01
Flight Controller
Microprocessor used in UAS for controlling attitude, altitude, etc 103.01
Gyrometer
An instrument for indicating continuously the number of revolutions of a rotating axis 103.01
Microprocessor
A multipurpose, programmable device that accepts digital data as input, processes it according to instructions stored in its memory, and provides results as output 103.01
Onscreen Display
A strategically arranged control set that appears on a screen the data overlays the video with speed, altitude and battery usage amongst other data 103.01
Operator Control
Mostly pilot (human) input of every motor and control surface 103.01
Receiver
An electronic device that receives radio waves and converts the information carried by them to a usable form 103.01
Sonar
(Originally an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging) is a technique that uses sound propagation to navigate, communicate with or detect objects 103.01
Transmitter
An electronic device which, with the aid of an antenna, produces radio waves and may also integrate the control interface of joysticks, switches, etc 103.01
Antenna
A device for sending or receiving radio or television signals 103.02
First Person View
Also known as remote-person view (RPV), or simply video piloting, is a method used to control a radio-controlled vehicle from the driver or pilot's view point 103.02
Frequency
Equals the number of waves that passes a given point per second 103.02
Hertz
The standard unit of frequency in the International System of Units, equal to one cycle per second 103.02
Radio Wave
An electromagnetic wave having a wave length between 1 millimeter and 30,000 meters, or a frequency between 10 kilohertz and 300,000 megahertz 103.02
Radio Control
Control (as by radio signal) of operation from a point at some distance removed 103.02
Telemetry
To transmit (radio signals, data, etc.) automatically and at a distance, especially in order to record information, operate guidance apparatus, etc. 103.02