28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-9.9.3
DESIGN OF UNMANNED AIR SYSTEMS FOR USE IN SEARCH AND RESCUE IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC
T. Melin, D. Freeman*, D. Lim*, E. Garcia*, D. Mavris*
Linköping Univ., Sweden; *Georgia Inst. of Technology, USA
Keywords: unmanned air systems, search and rescue, north atlantic
A design study is presented of a search and rescue system and the development of the integrated system design tool. The objective is to assess the size of a search and rescue scenario to determine when a single use expendable system becomes more cost effective than a traditional reusable design.
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