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Development of an Unconventional Unmanned Coaxial Rotorcraft: GremLion

  • Feng Lin
  • Kevin Z. Y. Ang
  • Fei Wang
  • Ben M. Chen
  • Tong Heng Lee
  • Beiqing Yang
  • Miaobo Dong
  • Xiangxu Dong
  • Jinqiang Cui
  • Swee King Phang
  • Biao Wang
  • Delin Luo
  • Shiyu Zhao
  • Mingfeng Yin
  • Kun Li
  • Kemao Peng
  • Guowei Cai
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8014)

Abstract

In this paper, we present an unmanned system design methodology for a fully functional unmanned rotorcraft system: GremLion, developed with all necessary avionics and a ground control station. It has been employed to participate in the 2012 UAVForge competition. The proposed design methodology consists of hardware construction, software development, dynamic modeling and flight control, as well as mission algorithms. The test results have been presented in this paper to verify the proposed design methodology.

Keywords

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Inertial Measurement Unit Swash Plate Ground Control Station Collective Pitch 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Feng Lin
    • 1
  • Kevin Z. Y. Ang
    • 1
  • Fei Wang
    • 1
  • Ben M. Chen
    • 1
  • Tong Heng Lee
    • 1
  • Beiqing Yang
    • 1
  • Miaobo Dong
    • 1
  • Xiangxu Dong
    • 1
  • Jinqiang Cui
    • 1
  • Swee King Phang
    • 1
  • Biao Wang
    • 1
  • Delin Luo
    • 1
  • Shiyu Zhao
    • 1
  • Mingfeng Yin
    • 1
  • Kun Li
    • 1
  • Kemao Peng
    • 1
  • Guowei Cai
    • 1
  1. 1.UAV Research GroupNational University of SingaporeSingapore

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