28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
UAS DESIGN REQUIREMENTS FOR OPERATION IN COLOMBIAN MOUNTAIN ENVIRONMENTS
L. B. Gutierrez, O. Hazbon, B. Appel*
Univ. Pontificia Bolivariana, Colombia; *TU Berlin, Germany
Keywords: uas, gnc, uav, aircraft design, uas market
This paper describes the state of the art of UAS technology in Colombia, its potential applications and the design requirements for a UAS operating in mountain environments common in this country. The adverse operational environment encountered in Colombia imposes design challenges requiring innovative solutions not found in the global market.
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