Towards Dynamically-Favourable Quad-Rotor Aerial Robots

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This paper outlines progress towards realising practical quad-rotor robot helicopters and, in particular, the Australian National University’s ‘X-4 Flyer’ platform. Two challenges facing the X-4 are generating sufficient thrust and managing unstable dynamic behaviour. We address these issues with a rotor design technique for maximising thrust and the… (More)

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@inproceedings{Pounds2004TowardsDQ, title={Towards Dynamically-Favourable Quad-Rotor Aerial Robots}, author={Paul E. I. Pounds and Robert E. Mahony and Joel Gresham and Peter I. Corke and Jonathan Roberts}, year={2004} }