Development of a UAV flight-test vehicle at the University of Washington

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Abstract

Development of UAV technologies has been the focus of many advanced programs in both military and commercial applications. This paper describes the UAV development plan at the University of Washington and its implementation. A method for extracting aerodynamic stability derivatives from flight-test data is presented. Estimates of lift coefficient derivatives compare well with those obtained in wind-tunnel tests. Future improvements envisionned for the flight-test vehicle and potential follow-on UAV projects are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2003
Event2nd AIAA "Unmanned Unlimited" Conference and Workshop and Exhibit 2003 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Sep 15 2003Sep 18 2003

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Other2nd AIAA "Unmanned Unlimited" Conference and Workshop and Exhibit 2003
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period9/15/039/18/03

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Ly, U. L., & Higashino, S. I. (2003). Development of a UAV flight-test vehicle at the University of Washington. Paper presented at 2nd AIAA "Unmanned Unlimited" Conference and Workshop and Exhibit 2003, San Diego, CA, United States.