Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)

The range of applications of unmanned aerial vehicles ('drones') keeps growing.

Technology

Keywords

UAV, drone, remote control, autopilot, aviation, airplane, robot, military, control, development, automatic, technology, engine, Wankel engine, sensor, thermographic camera, camera, GPS, radio, manufacture

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Types of UAVs

  • RQ-7 Shadow
  • Velos UAV
  • Powerup DART smart paper airplane
  • DJI Phantom 3

RQ-7 Shadow

  • inverted V-tail
  • Wankel engine
  • automatic landing system
  • infrared and electro-optical camera
  • long range remote control

Velos UAV

  • main rotor
  • tail rotor
  • 10 kg (22 lbs) payload weight
  • remote control

Powerup DART smart paper airplane

  • electromagnetic rudder
  • paper fuselage
  • electric motor
  • USB charging
  • battery
  • smartphone control

DJI Phantom 3

  • brushless DC motor
  • high-resolution camera
  • GPS
  • remote control
  • real-time video on the phone's screen
  • removable battery
  • optical and ultrasonic sensors for position holding

DJI Phantom 3 structure

  • altitude and position holding unit
  • power distribution board with speed control units
  • flight controller
  • GPS module
  • gyroscope and accelerometer
  • RC transmitter and receiver
  • battery
  • camera controller, video recorder and transmitter unit
  • compass

Sensors

  • GPS signal
  • ultrasonic distance measurement
  • radio control

Controls

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