Main goals and tasks solved by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Aviation technics and technology
AbstractThe paper describes main goals and tasks which are solved by unmanned aerial vehicles. Shows the classification of modern UAVs by weight, altitude and flight duration. Analyzes the main advantages and disadvantages of using UAVs over manned aircrafts and spacecrafts.
Keywords:unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), unmanned aircraft complex (UAC), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), aims and objectives of the UAV.