Research Article

Flight Tests of Autopilot Integrated with Fault-Tolerant Control of a Small Fixed-Wing UAV

Table 1

Parameters and performance of Xiang Fei UAV.

Weight 18 kg
Length2 m
Max payload5 kg
Gear typeTricycle landing gear
Max range40 km
PropellerWooden 2212
Wingspan3.6 m
Max cruise time1 h
Power type80 cc petrol engine
Cruise speed30 m/s
Max speed45 m/s
Area of horizon tail32 dm2
Area of wing127 dm2