Are drones robots? Unmanned aerial vehicle – Drone Wiki

Drones or Unmanned Ariel vehicle’s are not full-scale robots. Some drones are not programmable and only respond to the user joystick’s control commands. Some technologist guru considered advanced drones as flying robots but there is debate. Usually, UAV is controlled by human beings where robots have their own decision-making process. A robot can precisely repeat the task written in its instructions. An advanced UCAV or drone that can be remotely controlled through software-controlled flight plans in their mechanical systems. An Advance UAV that can be programmed to fly in a certain path, and follow someone using GPS can be termed a flying robot. Normal drones controlled by the user and have limited scale autonomy is not considered a flying robot.