SAE 2014 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, September 24

UAS - Guidance, Navigation and Control (Part 3 of 3)
(Session Code: ASTC504)

Room Buckeye A  4:00 p.m.

This session covers autopilot architectural design, stability analysis, control laws, control modes, testing, simulation, flight routes planning and validation. It also covers navigation equipment, including navigators and inertial measuring units, architecture and quality measurement. This topic also involves redundancy management covering decision trees leading to fault detection, isolation and signal voting.

Organizers - Kahtan Awni, Independent Consultant; Richard Garcia, Southwest Research Institute; Piergiovanni Marzocca, Clarkson University
Chairpersons - Kahtan Awni, Independent Consultant

Time Paper No. Title
4:00 p.m. 2014-01-2175
Guidance and Range Extension Control System for a Hybrid Projectile
Jay Wilhelm, Joseph Close, Wade Huebsch, West Virginia Univ.
5:00 p.m. ORAL ONLY
UAS Sense and Avoid Using Infrared Sensors and Algorithms
Douglas Ryan Droege, Tristan van Hoorebeke, L-3 Communications
UAS Behaviour and Consistency Monitoring System for Countering Cyber Security Threats (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Rodrigo Felix, John Economou, Kevin Knowles, Cranfield Univ.
Aerostatic Aircraft Flight Environment Modeling and Investigation (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Rudolf Neydorf, Youriy Sigida, Nikita Kudinov, Elena Portnova, Don State Technical University

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00446, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Unmanned Aerial Systems Committee / EMB Air and Space Group