The Development of a Concept of an Unmanned Glider-tug. Part 1
Keywords:unmanned aerial vehicle, ; tug, sailplane model, lift force distribution
The article presents the development of the unmanned glider tug project, a description of the stages of a new technical solution, submitted to the patent office in December 2017 and developed to date. The proposed towing system consists of a universal drone ground control station and a tugboat rigidly connected to the sailplane. The proposed solution is aimed at reducing operating costs and limiting the number of people necessary to service sailplane flights.
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Picture made by Tomasz Muszyński.
Picture of concept by Tomasz Muszyński.
Visualization of concept by Tomasz Muszyński
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