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Flight Tests of an Unmanned Air Vehicle with Integrated Multi-Antenna GPS Receiver and IMU: Towards a Testbed for Distributed Control and Formation Flight

  title={Flight Tests of an Unmanned Air Vehicle with Integrated Multi-Antenna GPS Receiver and IMU: Towards a Testbed for Distributed Control and Formation Flight},
  author={Jennifer Evans and W. F. Hodge and Judith Liebman and Claire J. Tomlin and Bradford W. Parkinson},
Stanford University's GPS Laboratory has integrated a new multiple-antenna GPS receiver with an inertial measurement unit into the DragonFly unmanned air vehicle. Recent successful flight tests have demonstrated the performance of the new avionics and illustrated the great potential to use the aircraft as a testbed for navigation and control experiments. Unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) are attracting a great amount of current interest in the navigation and control communities. Not only do UAVs… Expand
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