Quantifying Autonomous Soaring on a Surveillance and Communications Relay Mission

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-37103
Published June 01, 2020 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

Missions for small unmanned aircraft (Group 1 and Group 2) include over-the-hill surveillance and providing airborne communications relay points. Greater endurance is almost universally desired by operators to increase the time spent on-station performing the mission and reduce the number and frequency of takeoffs and landings.