Drones — Open Access Journal

Drones (ISSN 2504-446X) is an international open access, peer reviewed journal. The journal focuses on design and applications of drones, including unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), etc. Likewise, contributions based on unmanned water/underwater drones and unmanned ground vehicles are also welcomed.
  • Open Access - free for readers, no limits on space and color.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.3 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Drones
Latest Developments, Methodologies and Applications Based on UAV Platforms Guest Editors: Francesco Nex, Fabio Remondino
Deadline: 31 March 2018
Special Issue in Drones
(Re)Defining the Archaeological Use of UAVs Guest Editor: Geert Verhoeven
Deadline: 30 April 2018
Special Issue in Drones
Drones for Biodiversity Conservation and Ecological Monitoring Guest Editors: Ricardo Díaz-Delgado, C.A. Mücher
Deadline: 31 July 2018
Special Issue in Drones
UAV Propulsion Guest Editor: Leonid Tartakovsky
Deadline: 31 August 2018

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