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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_aerial_vehicle

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard. UAVs are a component of an unmanned aircraft ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_combat_aerial_vehicle

An unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), also known as a combat drone or simply a drone, is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that usually carries aircraft ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Atomics_MQ-1_Predator

The General Atomics MQ-1 Predator is an American remotely piloted aircraft ( RPA) built by ..... This was the first time in history a conventional aircraft and a drone had engaged each other in combat. Predators had been armed with AIM- 92 ...

www.faa.gov/uas

An unmanned aircraft system ( UAS ), sometimes called a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot onboard – instead, the UAS is controlled from an operator ...

www.militaryfactory.com/aircraft/unmanned-aerial-vehicle-uav.asp

There are a total of 143 Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles (UCAV), and Drone Aircraft in the Military Factory. Entries are ...

www.nasa.gov/feature/ames/first-steps-toward-drone-traffic-management

This area is always larger than the requested flight plan to account for drone deviation ... Over eight days the UTM team flew 108 flights with 10 different aircraft.

www.popularmechanics.com/flight/drones/a24467/drone-plane-collision

Dec 22, 2016 ... The FAA says that reports of near-misses between drones and planes have surged since 2014, with as many as 650 cases as of August 2016.

www.bbc.com/news/world-south-asia-10713898

President Barack Obama has confirmed the US is using unmanned aircraft to target suspected militants in tribal areas of Pakistan. He defended the drone ...

www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/mar/31/drone-wingspan-plane-approaching-heathrow-near-misses

Mar 31, 2017 ... A drone flew within 20 metres of a plane on the approach to Heathrow, while another shocked pilots by appearing at 3,000 metres (10,000ft), ...

www.nytimes.com/topic/subject/predator-drones-and-unmanned-aerial-vehicles-uavs

The American and Pakistani officials said they believed that the attack had been carried out with a missile launched from a Predator drone aircraft operated by ...