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Development of hybrid drone (HyDro) for surveillance application

Z.I. Rizman, J Adnan, F.R. Hashim, I.M. Yassin, A Zabidi, F.K. Zaman, K.H. Yeap

Abstract


Drone has become a well-known technology with many different names such as Unpiloted Aerial System, Unpiloted Aerial Vehicle, Remote Piloted Aerial System but the most commonly called name is drone. The maneuver of flight is controlled either autonomously by onboard computers or the remote control of a pilot on the ground / another  vehicle.  The typical launch and recovery method of an unmanned aircraft is using function of an automatic system or an external operator on the ground. UAVs are simple remotely piloted aircraft, but autonomous control is increasingly being employed. The drones commonly used in military surveillance, search and rescue mission, aerial combat strike and etc. The project is more focusing on civilian usage with mounted of camera for surveillance purpose.

Keywords: drone; UAV; propeller; hybrid; civilian



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