An Integrated Air Data / GPS Navigation System for Helicopters

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DOI: 10.4236/pos.2011.22010   PDF   HTML     4,373 Downloads   9,437 Views   Citations

Abstract

In this study, the integration of two navigation systems Air Data System (ADS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) was aimed. ADS is a widely used navigation system which measures static and total air pressure and the air temperature. ADS has high sampling frequency and poor accuracy, on the other hand, another navigation system GPS has high accuracy compared to ADS but lower sampling frequency.Kalman Filter is used to integrate and minimize the errors of the two navigation systems. By this integration a navigation system with high sampling frequency and high accuracy is aimed. Another object is to calculate the wind speed with high accuracy.

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T. Mutlu and C. Hajiyev, "An Integrated Air Data / GPS Navigation System for Helicopters," Positioning, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2011, pp. 103-111. doi: 10.4236/pos.2011.22010.

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