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Don’t call ’em drones: The wide world of unmanned flying machines | NBC News

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20 March 2013



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There are different types of unmanned flying machines, and no one agrees which are drones and which aren’t. Some say drones are dumb, like the radio-controlled planes used for target practice in World War II; others say drones have to be smart, capable of operating without a human for brief spells …

 

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