International Journal of Aerospace Engineering

Design, Communication, and Control of Long-endurance UAV Applications

Publishing date
01 Jul 2023
Submission deadline
24 Feb 2023

Lead Editor

1Fujian University of Technology, China

2National Pingtung University, Pingtung City, Taiwan

3National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Douliu, Taiwan

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Design, Communication, and Control of Long-endurance UAV Applications

This issue is now closed for submissions.


Many UAVs have limited flight time, while long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) can achieve longer flight times and have the potential for continuously performing tasks, such as monitoring disasters, long-range telecommunication relay, internet network services, aerial surveillance, etc. Due to the efficiency requirements in their design, long-endurance

UAVs not only demand more advanced energy management methods, but also pose great challenges in terms of control, communication, and development. The study of long-endurance UAVs has faced major challenges with increasing efficiency requirements. Thus, it is an urgent need for the latest developments to be pursued.

This Special Issue welcomes original research and review articles that discuss control theory, communication, applications, and implementation in relation to long-endurance UAVs. This Special Issue aims to help solve the problems encountered in theoretical and practical applications for long-endurance UAVs.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Design, development, and implementation of long-endurance UAV
  • Aerodynamics and structure of long-endurance UAV
  • Reasonable renewable energy and energy management of long-endurance UAV
  • Long-endurance UAV architectures and their applications
  • Telecommunication and communication of long-endurance UAVs
  • Autonomous flight and exploration of long-endurance UAVs
  • Intelligent control schemes for long-endurance UAVs
  • Navigation, guidance, and control of long-endurance UAVs
  • Swarm intelligence approaches
  • Civil application for long-endurance UAVs
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