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QUADCOPTER TERMINOLOGY WORDS STARTING WITH R

Drone Terminology and Definitions

The drone terminology and definitions is an online glossary for drone and quadcopter enthusiasts.

Term Definition
R/C

Radio Controlled - Another way that the term RC is often written. RC and R/C mean the same thing.

RC

Radio Controlled – RC refers to most quadcopters which are controlled by radio transmitters and also by a smartphone or tablet.

Receiver

This receives signals from the transmitter and sends it to the flight controller.

RPA

Remotely Piloted Aircraft - This term refers to an aircraft that is controlled remotely by a human. Most RC quadcopters are RPA.