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Common Acronyms

Discussion in 'Important Stickies' started by IrishSights, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. IrishSights

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    Most of these have been extracted from the thread found at viewtopic.php?f=4&t=16852

    Tx = Transmitter
    Rx = Receiver
    FPV = first person view.
    LOS = Line of sight
    SUA = Small Unmanned Aircraft (What the CAA call what we fly)
    SUSA = Small Unmanned Surveillance Aircaft (What the CAA call what we fly)
    CAA = Civil Aviation Authority (UK Regulator)
    FAA = Federal Aviation Administration (US Regulator)
    IOC = Intelligent Orrientation Control
    RTH = Return To Home
    FS = Failsafe
    sUAS = Small unmanned aircraft system (what the FAA calls what we fly)
    UAV = Unmanned aerial vehicle
    VLOS = Visual line of sight
    BLOS = Beyond line of sight
    AUW = All Up Weight
    VRS = Vortex Ring State
    Troll = someone who has nothing better to do than make nuisance posts while waiting for their mums to return with more pimple cream.
    MC = Main controller.
    ESC= electronic speed controller
    CSC combination stick command
    IMU - Inertial Measurement Unit
    VTx - Video Transmitter
    VRx - Video Receiver
    AGL = Above Ground Level
    ASL = Above Sea Level. Also called called MSL for Mean Sea Level
    BTU= Blue Tooth Unit
    Lipo = Lithium-Polymer (battery)
    POI = Point of Interest
    RTF = Ready to fly
    ARTF = Almost ready to fly
    NOTAM = Notice to Airmen
    BNF = Bind n Fly (transmitter)
     
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  2. QYV

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    great post! added it to my sig
     
  3. UrAwFuL

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    CL = Course Lock
    HL = Home Lock
    ATTI = Attitude
    GPS = Global Positioning System
    DJI = Da-Jiang Innovation
     
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    what about atti mode?
     
  5. IrishSights

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    Its already listed in the post above yours
     
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  6. J Dot

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    Here is another

    MOD = Moduus ( another term for ABSOLUTE value )

    J Dot
    Take care, fly responsibly!
     
  7. Jourei

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    What about RHCP LHCP, as seen on this thread?

    A quick google abbreviates to Right Hand Circular Polarization and Left Hand Circular Polarization.
     
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    RHCP= Right Hand Circular Polorized
    LHCP= Left Hand Circular Polorized


    Take care, Fly safe!

    J Dot
     
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    TBE - Toilet Bowl Effect
     
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    Glad I found this. Was getting a little confusing reading some threads.


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