#UAMExplained

The definition of the most common UAM terms
This is a glossary of UAM terms explained in an approachable to citizens and non-experts language free of complicated terminology. The development of the UAM glossary is an ongoing effort of Future Needs. As we are involved in a variety of UAM research project and enriches the glossary in cooperation with our partners as the projects progress. We also run a campaign on social media using the hashtag #UAMExplained.

drone

Aircraft (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)) or vehicle (e.g. underwater drones) designed to operate autonomously (pre-programmed, without a human in control) or remotely (pilot controls the drone on the ground). Also called Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) or Unmanned Aircraft (UA) when referring to drone aircrafts.

bvlosSometimes also called BLOS. This is where the flying of a drone is without a pilot maintaining visual line of sight on the aircraft at all times.

#UAMExplained

The definition of the most common UAM terms
This is a glossary of UAM terms explained in an approachable to citizens and non-experts language free of complicated terminology. The development of the UAM glossary is an ongoing effort of Future Needs. As we are involved in a variety of UAM research project and enriches the glossary in cooperation with our partners as the projects progress. We also run a campaign on social media using the hashtag #UAMExplained.

drone

Aircraft (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)) or vehicle (e.g. underwater drones) designed to operate autonomously (pre-programmed, without a human in control) or remotely (pilot controls the drone on the ground). Also called Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) or Unmanned Aircraft (UA) when referring to drone aircrafts.

bvlosSometimes also called BLOS. This is where the flying of a drone is without a pilot maintaining visual line of sight on the aircraft at all times.