Aircraft vs Uav - What's the difference?

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As a noun aircraft

is a vehicle capable of atmospheric flight due to interaction with the air, such as buoyancy or lift.

aircraft

Noun

(aircraft)
  • A vehicle capable of atmospheric flight due to interaction with the air, such as buoyancy or lift.
  • Usage notes

    * The nonstandard plural form is in use among non-native speakers of English.

    Hyponyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * aircraft carrier * model aircraft * rocket aircraft

    See also

    * aeroplane (UK), airplane (US) English invariant nouns English words suffixed with -craft

    uav

    English

    ===(en)=== (en noun)
  • (aviation) Unmanned aerial vehicle; an unpiloted aircraft capable of controlled, sustained, level flight.
  • * See Wikipedia article on (Unmanned aerial vehicle)
  • Derived terms

    * UCAV

    See also

    * drone

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