Design and Development of Fixed Wing Nano Air Vehicle

Jinraj V Pushpangathan, karthik S, M Seetharama Bhat

Abstract


Flight dynamics modeling and analysis of a fixed-wing nano air vehicle (NAV) is studied. In the process of developing a NAV, this paper explains, longitudinal and lateral dynamics and performance analysis of 75mm wing span NAV. The performance and trim analysis is carried out with aerodynamic data found by simulating a typical nano air vehicle geometric configuration in XFLR5 and integrating this data with Matlab. Longitudinal and lateral dynamics are analyzed both for coupled and uncoupled model, and difference is projected by considering only aerodynamic coupling.

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nano air vehicle, phugoid mode, spiral mode, lateral-longitudinal coupling

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21535%2Fjust.v2i1.58

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