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  • pilotless — /puy leuht lis/, adj. 1. lacking a pilot or needing no pilot: pilotless aircraft. 2. having no pilot light: a pilotless furnace. [1595 1605; PILOT + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • pilotless — adjective lacking a pilot a drone is a pilotless aircraft • Similar to: ↑unmanned, ↑remote controlled …   Useful english dictionary

  • pilotless — adjective Not having a pilot …   Wiktionary

  • pilotless — pi·lot·less || paɪlÉ™tlɪs adj. without a pilot, unpiloted …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pilotless — pi·lot·less …   English syllables

  • pilotless — /ˈpaɪlətləs/ (say puyluhtluhs) adjective of or relating to an aircraft which is designed to be remotely operated, used for such purposes as military strikes, terrain searches, bushfire spotting, and crop spraying …   Australian English dictionary

  • pilotless aircraft — an aircraft equipped for operation by radio or by robot control, without a human pilot aboard; drone. [1940 45; PILOT + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • pilotless ignition — a system for igniting a gas burner, as in a gas range, furnace, or boiler, without the use of a pilot light. * * * …   Universalium

  • pilotless aircraft — An aircraft, such as a drone, not piloted by a human, but usually flown by a preset or self reacting device or radio commands. Also referred to as an RPV (remotely piloted vehicle), a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle), or a UCAV (uninhabited combat… …   Aviation dictionary

  • pilotless aircraft — noun an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control • Syn: ↑drone, ↑radio controlled aircraft • Hypernyms: ↑heavier than air craft * * * an aircraft equipped for operation by radio or by robot control, without a human pilot… …   Useful english dictionary

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