• Volodymyr Kharchenko National Aviation University
  • Denys Мatiychyk National Aviation University



automatic control system, control device, mathematical model, remote pilot, unmanned aerial vehicle


Objective. The main aim of this research is development of the mathematical model. Developed model will allow deeper, qualitative and faster selection of the proper values of coefficients that are necessary for optimal and effective interaction between the human and machine. Methods. In order to develop a mathematical model of unmanned aerial vehicle control in a single control channel, the classical model of aircraft control was applied. Comparative analysis of turn execution in manual and semiautomatic control modes of unmanned aerial vehicle by remote pilot was applied. Results. The mathematical model “Remote pilot – Remote Control System – Unmanned Aerial Vehicle” under change of unmanned aerial vehicle heading on horizontal plane was proposed. The model takes into account the remote pilot’s actions during airplane control, as well as of aircraft maneuverability when it is equipped with radio control and has a flight controller with several modes of operation. Discussion. The proposed model gives a possibility to analyze peculiarities of different control modes used for unmanned aerial vehicle operation. Select the proper values of coefficients that are necessary for optimal and effective interaction between the human and the machine.

Author Biographies

Volodymyr Kharchenko, National Aviation University

Doctor of Engineering. Professor.

Vice-Rector on Scientific Work of the National Aviation University, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Aviation University.

Winner of the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine.

Education: Kyiv Institute of Civil Aviation Engineers, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Research area: management of complex socio-technical systems, air navigation systems and automatic decision-making systems aimed at avoidance conflict situations, space information technology design, air navigation services in Ukraine provided by СNS/АТМ systems.

Denys Мatiychyk, National Aviation University

Postgraduate student.

Department of Air Navigation Systems, National Aviation University, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Education: National Aviation University, Kyiv, Ukraine (2014).

Research area: Unmanned Aerial Systems.


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How to Cite

Kharchenko, V., & Мatiychyk D. (2017). MATHEMATICAL MODEL OF UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE CONTROL IN SINGLE CONTROL CHANNEL. Proceedings of National Aviation University, 73(4), 18–23.