Hovering stability of a model helicopter


Koç İ. M. , FRANKO S., Ozsoy C.

AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING AND AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY, vol.88, no.6, pp.810-817, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 88 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/aeat-01-2015-0004
  • Title of Journal : AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING AND AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.810-817
  • Keywords: Model predictive control, Autonomous vehicle, Helicopter control, Linear quadratic controller, Velocity control

Abstract

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to investigate the stability of a small scale six-degree-of-freedom nonlinear helicopter model at translator velocities and angular displacements while it is transiting to hover with different initial conditions.