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Abstract

It is true that helicopters are highly nonlinear underactuated systems with significant dynamic coupling. In general, they are considered to be much more unstable than fixed-wing aircraft. Their nature imposes significant challenges to the controller design.

Keywords

Main Rotor Helicopter Model Helicopter Flight Flight Controller Helicopter Dynamic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and, Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of DenverDenverUSA

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