Common Acronyms

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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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great post! added it to my sig
 
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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?
 
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ccase39 said:
what about atti mode?
Its already listed in the post above yours
 
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Here is another

MOD = Moduus ( another term for ABSOLUTE value )

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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!

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Glad I found this. Was getting a little confusing reading some threads.


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