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Unit 6 Learn to Fly

The first 17 words and definitions of Unit 6 Common Sense Flying

airmap.io An online and app resource which allows you to enter a specific location and choose various parameters to search for current restrictions in that area.
airport operator The airport proprietor, or one who is in charge of operations at an airport.
air traffics control (ATC) A service provided by ground-based controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and through controlled airspace, and can provide advisory services to aircraft in non-controlled airspace.
ATF (Almost-Ready-To-Fly) Drone kits that sometimes need partial assembly and are often missing some of the components, allowing you to complete the project with your own choices. You also need to acquire a compatible transmitter/receiver combination
BNF (Bind-and-Fly) Drone kits that come completely assembled but without a transmitter. It’s up to you to buy one with a compatible receiver to complete the kit.
coaxial Refers to an airframe configuration with two propellers on each arm, one above and one below.
DIY (do-it-yourself) Refers an acronym, abbreviation or slang word for “Do It Yourself.”
environment Refers to the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates.
ESCs (Electronic Speed Controllers) An electronic circuit with the purpose to vary an electric motor’s speed, its direction and possibly also to act as a dynamic brake.
fly-away Refers to the uncontrollable flight of a drone.
hexacopter An unmanned multirotor having six rotors.
humidity The amount of water vapor in the air.
knowbeforeyoufly.org An educational campaign founded by the AUVSI, the AMA and in partnership with the FAA that provides prospective users with the information and guidance they need to fly safely and responsibly.
lithium polymer (LiPo) A rechargeable battery of lithium-ion technology in a pouch format. Unlike cylindrical and prismatic cells, these come in a soft package or pouch, which makes them lighter but also less rigid.
mini-drone A very small unmanned aerial vehicle. Same as nano drone and toy drone.
nano drone A very small unmanned aerial vehicle. Same as mini-drone and toy drone.
National Airspace System (NAS) The airspace, navigation facilities and airports of the United States along with their associated information, services, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, personnel and equipment.
Created by: MrMaynardMarty