Chapter 2 - STS


A pilot is expected to be familiar with the manual of the unmanned aircraft he/she is piloting. Such a manual sets out the various components of the unmanned aircraft.

2.6.1      General components

The basic components of both a fixed-wing aircraft and a multi-rotor aircraft are shown in the figures below.

Multiple rotors

  1. Propeller: generates lift, propulsive force and rotary motion.  
  2. Battery: powers the unmanned aircraft.  
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