A Slung Load Transportation System Based on Small Size Helicopters

  • Markus Bernard
  • Konstantin Kondak
  • Günter Hommel

The paper surveys a slung load transportation system using small size helicopters. Some typical real world applications are presented and the problems arising from the attachment of slung loads to the helicopter fuselage are discussed. An overview of the existing solutions to these problems is given and anew approach developed in our group for slung load transportation using one or multiple coupled small size helicopter is presented. Possible application for slung load systems com posed of one or multiple helicopters are discussed.


Force Sensor Main Rotor Load Angle Multiple UAVs Orientation Controller 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Markus Bernard
    • 1
  • Konstantin Kondak
    • 1
  • Günter Hommel
    • 1
  1. 1.Real-Time Systems and RoboticsTechnische Universitat BerlinGermany

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