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pilotless aircraft

n. an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control [syn: drone, radio-controlled aircraft]

Usage examples of "pilotless aircraft".

Station a few warriors on the slower freighters with heavy artillery to blast any of the pilotless aircraft that might get through next time.

You're an aeronautical engineer, think about that, Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of pilotless aircraft, faster than any fighter we have, each carrying five hundred pounds of high explosive, aimed at London or Manchester.

Most recently he had been head of the NACA Pilotless Aircraft Research Division, which had experimented with unmanned rockets.

Then the Lizards started pounding Bruntingthorpe with pilotless aircraft, and after one of them hit the officers’.