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UAS Flex 106

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Information-Based Check
Includes any technology that uses a computer information system to carry out some or all of its planned tasks 106.01
Modifications
The act or process of changing parts of something 106.01
Physical Check
Pertains to the body and the physical components 106.01
Post-Flight Checklist
A procedure performed after an aircraft has landed, that retrieves information collected from your mission and checks for the general physical well-being of your aircraft and its components 106.01
Post-Power Checkpoint
An identified portion of the pre-flight checklist that must be processed after electricity runs through the vehicle, but before flight 106.01
Pre-Flight Checklist
A series of checkpoints that ensures the operator that he or she is prepared to safely operate their UAS 106.01
Pre-Power Checkpoint
An identified portion of the pre-flight checklist that must be processed before electricity runs through the vehicle 106.01
Quadrant
One part of something that is evenly divided into four parts 106.01
Fly-away
Phrase used when the flight team loses control of the UAS and is unable to maintain its positioning, typically fly-aways occur when GPS signal is lost 106.02
Geo-fence
A virtual perimeter for a real-world geographic area 106.02
Line Of Sight Interference
Environmental factors or obstacles that could cause interference between communications devices 106.02
Multimeter
A device consisting of one or more meters, used to measure two or more electrical quantities in an electric circuit, such as voltage, resistance, and current 106.02
Return To Launch
The ability of the UAS to autonomously return back to the point (GPS coordinates) of launch 106.02
Toilet-bowling
Phrase used when the UAS begins turning in 360 degree rotations and will not respond to the direction being input on the transmitter 106.02