Development of a quad rotor tail-sitter VTOL UAV without control surfaces and experimental verification

Atsushi Oosedo, Satoko Abiko, Atsushi Konno, Takuya Koizumi, Tatuya Furui, Masaru Uchiyama

研究成果: Conference contribution

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This paper presents development of a quad rotor tail-sitter VTOL UAV (Vertical Takeoff and Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) which is composed of four rotors and a fixed wing. The conventional VTOL UAVs have a drawback in the accuracy of the attitude control in stationary hovering because they were developed based on a fixed-wing aircraft and they used the control surfaces, such as aileron, elevator, and rudder for the attitude control. To overcome such a drawback, we developed a quad rotor tail-sitter VTOL UAV. The quad rotor tail-sitter VTOL UAV realizes high accuracy in the attitude control with four rotors like a quad rotor helicopter and achieves level flight like a fixed-wing airplane. The remarkable characteristic of the developed quad rotor tail-sitter VTOL UAV is that it does not use any control surfaces even in the level flight. This paper shows the design concept of the developed UAV and experimental verification of all flight modes including hovering, transition flight and level flight.

元の言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルProceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
ページ317-322
ページ数6
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2013
外部発表Yes
イベント2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013 - Karlsruhe, Germany
継続期間: 2013 5 62013 5 10

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Other2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013
Germany
Karlsruhe
期間13/5/613/5/10

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Control surfaces
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Rotors
Fixed wings
Attitude control
Helicopter rotors
Elevators
Takeoff
Landing
Aircraft

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Oosedo, A., Abiko, S., Konno, A., Koizumi, T., Furui, T., & Uchiyama, M. (2013). Development of a quad rotor tail-sitter VTOL UAV without control surfaces and experimental verification. : Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (pp. 317-322). [6630594] https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630594

Development of a quad rotor tail-sitter VTOL UAV without control surfaces and experimental verification. / Oosedo, Atsushi; Abiko, Satoko; Konno, Atsushi; Koizumi, Takuya; Furui, Tatuya; Uchiyama, Masaru.

Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. 2013. p. 317-322 6630594.

研究成果: Conference contribution

Oosedo, A, Abiko, S, Konno, A, Koizumi, T, Furui, T & Uchiyama, M 2013, Development of a quad rotor tail-sitter VTOL UAV without control surfaces and experimental verification. : Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation., 6630594, pp. 317-322, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013, Karlsruhe, Germany, 13/5/6. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630594
Oosedo A, Abiko S, Konno A, Koizumi T, Furui T, Uchiyama M. Development of a quad rotor tail-sitter VTOL UAV without control surfaces and experimental verification. : Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. 2013. p. 317-322. 6630594 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630594
Oosedo, Atsushi ; Abiko, Satoko ; Konno, Atsushi ; Koizumi, Takuya ; Furui, Tatuya ; Uchiyama, Masaru. / Development of a quad rotor tail-sitter VTOL UAV without control surfaces and experimental verification. Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. 2013. pp. 317-322
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