Drones — Open Access Journal

Drones (ISSN 2504-446X) is an international peer-reviewed 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, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted before 1 July 2019.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.1 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2018).
  • Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Drones
Fundamental and Applied Research in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technology Guest Editors: Luis Rodolfo Garcia Carrillo, Pablo Rangel, Jose Ernesto Gomez Balderas, Eduardo Steed Espinoza Quesada
Deadline: 30 April 2019
Special Issue in Drones
Deep Learning for Drones and Its Applications Guest Editors: Inkyu Sa, Alexander Millane
Deadline: 31 May 2019
Special Issue in Drones
UAS Navigation and Orientation Guest Editors: Costas Armenakis, Ismael Colomina
Deadline: 30 June 2019
Special Issue in Drones
Bio-Inspired Drones Guest Editors: Mirko Kovac, Sophie Armanini, Abdessattar Abdelkefi
Deadline: 31 October 2019

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