Design of Avionics System and Control Scenario of Small Hybrid Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) UAV
Abstract— In this paper, avionics system and control scenario of small hybrid Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) UAV will be presented. The UAV configuration is a hybrid-UAV configuration combining feature of rotary-wing UAV and fixed-wing UAV. There are two topics that will be discussed in this paper. First, avionics system of the UAV including its power system and its peripherals interfacing. Second, control system design of the UAV including flight scenario when the UAV is on transition mode/stage. Rotary-wing UAV configuration has advantages such as easy-and-stable when take-off and landing. Rotary-wing UAV also does not need special area to do take-off and landing. While Fixed-wing UAV configuration has advantages such as high maneuverability and high endurance. This hybrid UAV is designed to obtain all of this advantages.
Keywords—VTOL, hybrid UAV, avionics system, control system.
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