|2014 American Control Conference Submission Decisions Announced|
|IEEE Radar Conference 2014 Invited Paper|
|Robert Klaus selected as finalist in 2013 AIAA GNC Conference Graduate Student Paper Competition|
|Sahawneh wins the Student Demos and Posters on Unmanned Aerial Systems competition held during GNC 2013 conference|
|Successful test flights of relative GPS-denied navigation!|
The Aerial Recovery project completed 3 days of flight trials at the Dugway Proving Ground on 24 May 2012. The team flew 37 UAS flights totaling 535 minutes of flight time. New methods for controlling the drogue altitude were flown with a mothership UAS towing a drogue on a 100 meter cable. Aerial rendezvous methods using pure pursuit and velocity pursuit were also tried. The notable accomplishment from this round of testing was flying mothership, drogue and seeker UAS simultaneously using both drogue altitude control and vision rendezvous methods. A number of close passes to the drogue were observed. The next round of flight testing is planned for late June 2012.
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