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Vision-based Guidance for Loitering over a Target

Sanghyuk Park
International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Sicences, vol. 17, no. 3, pp.366-377, 2016

Abstract : This paper presents a vision-based guidance method that allows a fixed-wing aircraft to orbit around a target at a given radius. The guidance method uses a simple formula that regulates a relative side-bearing angle estimated by a vision system. The global asymptotic stability of the associated guidance law is demonstrated, and a linear analysis is performed to facilitate the proper selection of the relevant control parameters. A flight experiment is presented to demonstrate the feasibility and performance of the proposed guidance method.

Keyword : Vision-based Guidance, Relative Side-bearing, Fixed-wing Aircraft, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

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