Rotorcraft Trajectory Tracking by Supervised NLI Control
- Kyosho CALIBER 30 ARF. Bell, Rick // Model Airplane News;Jun2003, Vol. 131 Issue 6, p72
Focuses on the features of Kyosho Caliber 30 model of aircraft. Unique rotor head to match control response to the skill level of modelers; Two versions available of the model; Need to decide of the control system before installation of the servos.
- Night Flying! Atwood, Tom // Robot;Sep/Oct2013, Issue 42, p34
The article discusses the highlights of the multi-rotor fun fly held at the Palomar RC Flyers Johnson Flying Field in Fallbrook, California in 2013, featuring several aircraft that used satellite-based Global Positioning System (GPS) augmented with onboard inertial navigation systems.
- Ice Test. Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/31/2005, Vol. 163 Issue 17, p26
The article informs that a report from the Project on Government Oversight claims that a newly-built Boeing CV-22 flew into a cloud on October 18, suffered stalls in both engines and had to make an unplanned landing in Prescott, Arizona. The U.S. Navy denies most of the report's claims but says...
- Flashbacks. Murray, Elizabeth J. // Flying;May2005, Vol. 132 Issue 5, p122
Reports developments related to aeronautics in the U.S. Features of the Howard Hughes' Flying Boat Bo. 1; Technical specification of Bell's XV-3 Convertiplane; Presentation of the enormous rotor blades of the 40-passenger Air Force H-16 helicopter.
- Modelling and control of a bidirectional rotors X4â€”flyer. Bennaceur, Selima; Azouz, Naoufel; Abichou, Azgal; Pascal, Madeleine // AIP Conference Proceedings;3/5/2009, Vol. 1107 Issue 1, p141
This paper presents in the first part the conception and construction of a mini 4 rotors helicopter for indoor and outdoor applications. The proposed UAV, named XSF, has a very manoeuvrable platform and is indicated to work in inaccessible spaces such as performing inspection tasks under bridges...
- Solid state rotor tested. Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/15/1996, Vol. 144 Issue 16, p46
Reports on tests of a solid-state adaptive helicopter rotor, which suggest significant advantages over conventional rotors. Advantages including lower weight and reduced radar cross-section; The prototype, which was developed by researchers at Auburn University in Alabama; Features of the...
- It's a bad grab. // PS: Preventive Maintenance Monthly;Aug95, Issue 513, p37
Recommends the use of the counterbalance of the deice cable when climbing up the vertical fin to pull maintenance on the tail rotor.
- One Giant Mistake. Birbrair, Lana // Popular Science;Apr2010, Vol. 276 Issue 4, p104
This article describes some of the engineering and design mistakes made in determining which type of helicopter blades worked the most quietly and efficiently.
- PAL-V Roadable Gyrocopter Flies In Europe. // AVweb;4/ 5/2012, Vol. 18 Issue 14B, p11
The article reports that after several years in development in the Netherlands, a personal and land vehicle (PAL-V) has achieved its first flight. According to the company, PAL-V has a folding pusher prop which provides power and an auto-rotating rotor which gives lift. On land, the vehicle...