Doehler, Hans-Ullrich and Lüken, Thomas (2010) ALLFlight: Multi-sensor data fusion for helicopter operations. SPIE. Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 2010, 06. April 2010, Orlando, FL, USA.
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The objective of the project ALLFlight (Assisted Low Level Flight and Landing on Unprepared Landing Sites) is to demonstrate and evaluate the characteristics of different sensors for helicopter operations within degraded visual environments, such as brownout or whiteout. The sensor suite, which is mounted onto DLR’s research helicopter EC135 consists of standard color or black and white TV cameras, an un-cooled thermal infrared camera (EVS-1000, Max-Viz, USA), an optical radar scanner (HELLAS-W, EADS, Germany) and a millimeter wave radar system (AI-130, ICx Radar Systems, Canada). Data processing is designed and realized by a sophisticated, high performance sensor co-computer (SCC) cluster architecture, which is installed into the helicopter’s experimental electronic cargo bay. This paper describes applied methods and the software architecture in terms of real time data acquisition, recording, time stamping and sensor data fusion. First concepts for a pilot HMI are presented as well.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)|
|Title:||ALLFlight: Multi-sensor data fusion for helicopter operations|
|In ISI Web of Science:||Yes|
|Series Name:||Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 2010|
|Keywords:||pilot assistance, enhanced and synthetic vision, sensor integration, helicopter guidance, helicopter flight testing, data fusion, brownout, whiteout, drift measurement|
|Event Title:||Enhanced and Synthetic Vision 2010|
|Event Location:||Orlando, FL, USA|
|Event Type:||international Conference|
|Event Dates:||06. April 2010|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport|
|HGF - Program:||Aeronautics|
|HGF - Program Themes:||Rotorcraft|
|DLR - Research area:||Aeronautics|
|DLR - Program:||L RR - Rotorcraft Research|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||L - The Smart Rotorcraft|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institute of Flight Control|
|Deposited By:||Dr.-Ing. Hans-Ullrich Döhler|
|Deposited On:||31 Mar 2010 15:58|
|Last Modified:||08 May 2014 23:21|
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