Koichi Kita

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— The application range of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) is expanding along with performance upgrades. Vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft has the merits of both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft. Tail-sitting is the simplest way for the VTOL maneuver since it does not need extra actuators. However, conventional hovering control for a(More)
The Pacific Exploration of Asian Continental Emission Phase A (PEACE-A) aircraft measurement campaign was conducted over the western Pacific in January 2002. Correlations of carbon monoxide (CO) with carbon dioxide (CO 2) and back trajectories are used to identify plumes strongly affected by Asian continental emissions. ∆CO/∆CO 2 ratios (i.e., linear(More)
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