SAE 2014 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, September 24

UAS - Guidance, Navigation and Control (Part 1 of 3)
(Session Code: ASTC504)

Room Buckeye A  10:30 a.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
10:30 a.m. 2014-01-2145
Numerical and Experimental Measures of the Unmanned Aerial System UAS-S4 of Hydra Technologies
Yvan Wilfried Tondji Chendjou, Ruxandra Botez, Ecole de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal
11:00 a.m. 2014-01-2146
Airship Positioning Fuzzy Multi-Ballonet Control Study (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Rudolf Neydorf, Sergey Novikov, Nikita Kudinov, Don State Technical University
Method of Docking for Stratospheric Airships of Multibody Transportation System (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Viacheslav Pshikhopov, Mikhail Medvedev, Victor Krukhmalev, Roman Fedorenko, Boris Gurenko, Southern Federal 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