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Articles | Volume XXXVIII-1/C22
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XXXVIII-1/C22, 309–314, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XXXVIII-1-C22-309-2011
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XXXVIII-1/C22, 309–314, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XXXVIII-1-C22-309-2011

  06 Sep 2012

06 Sep 2012

THE UNMANNED MISSION AVIONICS TEST HELICIOPTER – A FLEXIBLE AND VERSATILE VTOL-UAS EXPERIMENTAL SYSTEM

Dr. H.-W. Schulz Dr. H.-W. Schulz
  • ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH, D-82256 Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany

Keywords: UMAT, Unmanned Mission Avionics Test Helicopter, Unbemannter Missionsausrüstungsträger, VTOL, UAS, UAV, Experimental, Safety Concept, Cassette Solution

Abstract. civil customers. These applications cover a wide spectrum from R&D programs for the military customer to special services for the civil customer. This paper focuses on the technical conversion of a commercially available VTOL-UAS to ESG's Unmanned Mission Avionics Test Helicopter (UMAT), its concept and operational capabilities. At the end of the paper, the current integration of a radar sensor is described as an example of the UMATs flexibility. The radar sensor is developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for High Frequency Physics and Radar Techniques (FHR). It is integrated by ESG together with the industrial partner SWISS UAV.