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The drone terminology and definitions is an online glossary for drone and quadcopter enthusiasts.
Radio Controlled - Another way that the term RC is often written. RC and R/C mean the same thing.
Radio Controlled – RC refers to most quadcopters which are controlled by radio transmitters and also by a smartphone or tablet.
This receives signals from the transmitter and sends it to the flight controller.
Remotely Piloted Aircraft - This term refers to an aircraft that is controlled remotely by a human. Most RC quadcopters are RPA.