A Study on the Autonomous Powered Ram Air Parafoil System Considering Wind Effect

바람 효과를 고려한 동력 램에어 파라포일 자동비행 시스템 연구

Kim, Tae-Wook;Song, Yongkyu;Jeong, Dongho;Gwon, Oseong

  • Received : 2016.03.21
  • Accepted : 2016.03.26
  • Published : 2016.03.31


In this work a guidance and control system for an a powered ram air parafoil under wind disturbance is considered. After analyzing a 6 Dof and 9 Dof nonlinear dynamic models of the parafoil, wind effect is added to them. In order to actively respond to the wind acting on the transverse direction of the vehicle a new guidance algorithm is proposed. After a Hardware-In-the-Loop Simulation (HILS) study, flight tests are performed to demonstrate its potential under wind disturbances.


Powered Ram Air Parafoil system;HILS(Hardware In the Loop Simulation);Wind disturbance;Guidance


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