Publication type: Book part
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Title: UMARS : unmanned modular airborne research system
Authors : Ensslin, Oliver
Matti, Thomas
Gerber, Marc
Hesselbarth, Hanfried
Neininger, Bruno
Published in : UAV-g 2011 : unmanned aerial vehicles in geomatics
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher / Ed. Institution : ETH Zürich
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Zürich
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 620: Engineering
Abstract: UMARS (Unmanned Modular Airborne Research System) is a fixed wing aircraft (span 5.0 m) with exceptional aerodynamic performance and stability, an MTOW of 25 kg, and a payload of 10 kg. With the electrical engine of 3.5 kW maximum power it can be operated slow (15 m/s) or fast (30 m/s) for one hour, with low levels of vibration. For longer endurance (up to 5h), a piston engine can be used. The UAV can operate from small, unprepared fields using bungee start, and can land on its skid. The first sensor package was developed for the observation of the atmospheric boundary layer, i.e. to measure three-dimensional wind, temperature and humidity in a temporal resolution of at least 10 Hz. The next steps will be to add an aerosol counter, and known sensors for NO2 and CO2.
Fulltext version : Published version
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Mechanical Systems (IMES)
Centre for Aviation (ZAV)
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