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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)/Drones earlier used in the military have now started their entry into each facet of life. Their entry has made them a subject of great relevance in the present technological era. The span of UAVs is, however, very broad due to various kinds of usages leading to different types of UAVs. This paper, therefore, presents all possible categorizations in respect of UAVs existing to date. The study of these categorizations in detail will lead everyone to study a Drone/ UAV for a specific field of usage as per requirement. This paper starts with the definition and description of a UAV in brief, followed by history and the underlying technology used for making different Drones. Subsequently, brief elucidation of different categorizations in respect of various UAVs expressed, followed by summary and conclusion.


UAV, Drone, UAS, LiDAR, Photogrammetry

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Vohra, D., Garg, P., & Ghosh, S.K. (2023). Usage of Uavs/ Drones Based on Their Categorisation: A Review. Journal of Aerospace Sciences and Technologies, 74(2), 90–101.


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