Cory's Blog – March 2008 Archive (3)

UAV Project Progress - flight gear simulation, first steps



I am working on using flight gear to simulate and test my UAV code. The screen shot shows flight gear and the C# application that is receiving the data. the way I see it, the first step is to read some data out of flight gear. I am using a TCP socket to read the data. I have achieved display of the raw string of data. My next step will be to parse the data into meaningful bits. I have been looking all over the net for information on using flight… Continue

Added by Cory on March 18, 2008 at 8:22pm — 2 Comments

Autonomous UAV Aerobatics Project



here are two notes below that describe the fantastic video demonstration of the MIT Autonomous Airplane Indoor Flying test. Keep your eye on this page for more info in the future.



"In these flight tests, a fixed vertical landing platform was designed and attached to a concrete pole in the middle of the RAVEN flight space to allow the fixed-wing aircraft to land and perch on the pole.… Continue

Added by Cory on March 18, 2008 at 6:54pm — 3 Comments

AUVSI - Conference

I went to the AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International) conference In Washington DC from Febraury 27-29. Each day focused on a different type of unmanned system. The first day was exclusively ground systems, the second day was maritime systems and the third day was air systems.



For the most part, the presentations were military related. One point that was repeated again and again during all three days was the need for integration and interoperability. The… Continue

Added by Cory on March 2, 2008 at 3:14pm — 4 Comments

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