2016 summer semester Flying Robot Project 14th Team DJuly 13, 2016


In this week, we conducted the first flight test. In advance, we prepared a giant box made of cardboards and tapes to carry our plane safely, because our plane can be broken by wind. We went to a gym with the box in the Friday morning. There, we set connected a battery with the plane and checked that the rudder and the elevator, then we started a flight test. Unfortunately, our plane didn’t fly as we expected. After the flight, we had a meeting. We focused on the instability of its roll angle and assumed that our plane need larger dihedral angle. Then, we discussed how to change its dihedral angle. We compared some plans and decided to adopt ‘two staged dihedral angle’ style.

Result of the test flight
・The plane can take off and fly.
・It cannot fly straight.
・It cannot fly slowly.
・It cannot fly steady.
・It cannot keep its roll angle.

Yuya Miyamoto
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

航空宇宙工学科3年 宮本悠矢