Autonomous Transition Flight for a Vertical Take-Off and Landing aircraft

@article{Casau2011AutonomousTF,
  title={Autonomous Transition Flight for a Vertical Take-Off and Landing aircraft},
  author={Pedro Casau and David Cabecinhas and Carlos Silvestre},
  journal={IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference},
  year={2011},
  pages={3974-3979}
}
This paper addresses the problem of autonomous transition between hover and level flight for a model-scale fixed-wing Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV). The UAV system is described as a Hybrid Automaton where the different operating modes correspond to the hover, transition, and level flight regions of the flight envelope. Reference maneuvers are generated so as… CONTINUE READING