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|Title:||DEVELOPMENT OF UNCONVENTIONAL AIRCRAFT WITH BOTH VTOL AND CRUISE FLIGHT CAPABILITIES|
|Keywords:||Aircraft design, hybrid UAV, platform design, modeling, control|
|Source:||KE YIJIE (2017-07-06). DEVELOPMENT OF UNCONVENTIONAL AIRCRAFT WITH BOTH VTOL AND CRUISE FLIGHT CAPABILITIES. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||A hybrid UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) with both VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) and cruise flight capabilities has gained tremendous interest from industry and academia as an unconventional design concept, and it enables mission scenarios with constrained take-off/landing facilities, high maneuverability and long flight range requirements. This thesis studies a systematic design methodology from bottom up for tail-sitter hybrid UAV platforms. Implementation details are presented with holistic design considerations and trade-offs. All subsystem dynamics is investigated to constitute the dynamics model with a uniﬁed form for full envelope, which forms the core of our full envelope simulation environment. Model-based autonomous full envelope flight is achieved with the obtained dynamics model and sophisticated flight control techniques, hence proves the effectiveness of the proposed design concept and methodology.|
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