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Development of IIUM Free Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (IIUM-FWUAV)

Omar, Ashraf Ali and Kurban, Adel and Baharuddin, Khairun Nisaa and Ibrahim, Idasary (2010) Development of IIUM Free Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (IIUM-FWUAV). In: The 2nd International Conference on Engineering and ICT , 18-20 Feb. 2010, Melaka, Malaysia.

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Abstract

This research focused on the design, construction and testing of a free wing remote controlled aerial vehicle. The free wing concept allows the wing to move freely in pitch relative to the fuselage. Its main advantage is stall avoidance which is achieved through the natural property of the airfoil. In constructing the aerial vehicle, the initial weight is estimated and the wing size, fuselage size and aerodynamic forces prediction are determined. Optimization of the aircraft is done through trial and error method. The developed free wing unmanned aerial vehicle (FW-UAV) flew successively. In this study, the free wing has been proven to be a very efficient unmanned aerial vehicle.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 4441/2382
Uncontrolled Keywords: UAV; Free Wing; Design; Fabrication; Flight Testing
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics > TL500 Aeronautics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Ashraf Omar
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2011 16:57
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2011 08:48
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/2382

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