Chapter 6

6.11 SUMMARY

The basics of flying

In order to understand how these basics work, it is important to distinguish between various types of unmanned aircraft systems:

Rotorcraft (H) = unmanned multi-rotor aircraft systems;

Aeroplanes (A) = unmanned fixed-wing aircraft systems;

Other Aircraft (OA) = other unmanned aircraft systems.

Deviation of the four main forces

The most important main forces are:

Lift

Weight force

Thrust

Drag

An action can occur when a force becomes bigger than the opposing force.

Lift

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