28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-5.6.1
ANALYTIC METHOD FOR FLIGHT MOTION OF AIRCRAFT WITH A SINGLE VIDEO CAMERA AND ITS APPLICATION TO A FREE FLIGHT GLIDER
H. Kawazoe, T. Sawa, T. Miura, G. Yamada, T. Matsuno*, M. Ueno**
Tottori Univ., Japan; *Tottori University, Japan; **JAXA, Japan
Keywords: aerodynamics, free flight, measurements, video camera, glider
Non-intrusive method to analyze the motion of a flight object is proposed by using a single video camera. It can utilize an arbitrarily shaped body and can make measurement with higher accuracy than our previous study. This method was applied to a free-flight glider and confirmed to be useful.
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