• Andrii Grekhov National Aviation University
  • Vasyl Kondratiuk National Aviation University
  • Svitlana Ilnytska Wenzhou University




Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS), Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), communication channel, line-of-sight (LOS), beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS), ground network, data traffic, Transaction Size, Time Between Transactions, Bit Error Rate, Packet Fail Chance


First built RPAS communication channel models including ground network was created, the dependencies of channel’s average utilization on the transaction size with various statistical distribution laws for the time between transactions were analyzed. Communication links with different bandwidths were investigated, the influence of the bit error rate and the packet fail chance on the communication channel utilization were studied. The results indicate that the most preferable for data transmission is LogNormal distribution law. Data transmission over a line-of-sight RPAS communication channel and over terrestrial network (beyond-line-of-sight) was compared for the first time.

Author Biographies

Andrii Grekhov, National Aviation University

Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor, National Aviation University.Education: Kyiv State T. Shevchenko University (1973). Research area: surveillance, ADS-B systems, telecommunications, computer modeling.

Vasyl Kondratiuk, National Aviation University

Director of Research and Training Centre "Aerospace Centre", National Aviation University. Education: Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (1985) Research area: global navigation satellite systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, aviation, performance-based navigation (PBN), experimental techniques.

Svitlana Ilnytska, Wenzhou University

Ph.D, Senior Researcher in the Institute of Laser and Optoelectronics Intelligent Manufacturing, Wenzhou University (China). Education: National Aviation University (2007) Research area: computer modelling, integrated satellite-inertial navigation systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, global navigation satellite systems, aviation, performance-based navigation (PBN), UAV communication channels, space-air-ground integrated systems, experimental techniques.


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How to Cite

Grekhov, A., Kondratiuk, V., & Ilnytska, S. (2020). RPAS DATA TRANSMISSION VIA GROUND NETWORK. Proceedings of National Aviation University, 84(3), 19–26. https://doi.org/10.18372/2306-1472.84.14949