SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, Volume 62 , Issue 1 : 010208(2019) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-018-9577-3

Control and dynamics analysis for miniature autogyro and compound autogyro

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  • ReceivedJun 27, 2018
  • AcceptedJul 16, 2018
  • PublishedDec 14, 2018


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This work was supported by AVIC Chengdu Aircraft Industrial (Group) Co. Ltd., Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (Grant No. YWF-18-BJ-Y-190), and the Aeronautical Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 20175851032).


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  • Figure 1

    (Color online) (a) Roll step response; (b) pitch step response; (c) short takeoff (compound autogyro); (d) short landing (pure autogyro); (e) thrust command given at different airspeeds; (f) rotor rotation speed at different airspeeds.

  • Table 1   Aircraft parameters
    Parameter Unit Value
    Mass kg 1.980
    Length m 1.223
    Rotor diameter m 1.08
    Number of rotor blades 3
    Blade length m 0.518
    Blade chord length m 0.05
    Blade airfoil Clark Y (estimated)
    Collective pitch $^\circ~$ 0
    Fixed wing span m 0.74
    Fixed wing chord m 0.11
    Fixed wing airfoil Selig S3010
    Max thrust kg 1.0 (approximated)