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Dec. 02, 2019
Cover [Abstract]  
Document Type 8-K
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Dec. 02, 2019
Entity File Number 001-33261
Entity Registrant Name AEROVIRONMENT, INC.
Entity Central Index Key 0001368622
Entity Tax Identification Number 95-2705790
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Entity Address, Address Line One 900 Innovators Way
Entity Address, City or Town Simi Valley
Entity Address, State or Province CA
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 93065
City Area Code 805
Local Phone Number 581-2187
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.0001 par value
Trading Symbol AVAV
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
Entity Emerging Growth Company false