Skyhunter

Distributed Autonomous System Laboratory

Project Description: 

The DAS Skyhunter utilizes a light-weight, low-cost airframe equipped with our Stabilis autopilot. It is designed as a testbed for flight control and autonomous mission planning research. 



Type

Fixed Wing

GTOW [lb]

20

PW [lb]

5

Span [ft]

6

Powerplant

Electric

Vcruise [kts]

25

Launch

Runway

Landing

Runway

 

Flight-test validation of Stablis autopilot onboard Skyhunter: Stockton J., Modular Autopilot Design and Development Featuring Bayesian Non-Parametric Adaptive Control, Master's thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

Video from the first person viewer onboard the DAS Skyhunter in one of the flight-tests.