Drone Flight Ready

  • Jung-Sup Um


Man wanted to fly all the time in the sky, an unknown world. Until Wright Brothers invented the plane, this dream was not realized. The human desire to fly in the sky is now popularized, and now everyone is looking at the world with a bird’s eye because of the drones. The first advantage of the drones is that they can easily access to any place such as dangerous targets or inaccessible targets, because no people are aboard. Drones do not require expensive equipment to be installed for human safety. The drones have allowed us to experience new horizons that we have never seen before, and they are helping us to do things that are impossible or difficult. Just as smartphones have brought a “mobile revolution” throughout the industry, drone is expected to open a “new world” not only in the information technology (IT) industry but also in various industries. Drones have many uses and advantages, but there are also risk factors such as abuse of terrorism, safety accidents, hacking, and privacy invasion etc. Experts expect that the drones will soon become a necessity for people, such as cars, computers and smartphones. This chapter introduces the basic concepts to be learned in advance in order to fly such drone in the sky, such as drone regulation, drone purchase theory, drone classification, drone flight simulator, and practical flight.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jung-Sup Um
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  1. 1.Department of GeographyKyungpook National UniversityDaeguKorea (Republic of)

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