Aerodynamic Investigations of Tailless Mini UAV by Using Subsonic Wind Tunnel

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วันชัย เจียจันทร์


This paper presents a wind tunnel investigation of aerodynamic characteristics of Tailless Mini-UAV. The tests were performed at low subsonic speeds (Reynolds number gif.latex?3\times&space;10^{5} - gif.latex?4\times&space;10^{5}). The experimental result was then compared and confirmed with numerical results obtain from Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). The experimental result shown that the Tailless Mini-UAV provides high aerodynamic efficiency by up to 22, which is desirable to enhance the aerodynamic performance in terms of both range and endurance. In additions, the Tailless Mini-UAV was also statically stable in longitudinal axis. In comparison with the numerical solutions, good agreement was observed for both lift and drag coefficient.

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เจียจันทร์ ว. (2018). Aerodynamic Investigations of Tailless Mini UAV by Using Subsonic Wind Tunnel. NKRAFA JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 14, 77–85. Retrieved from
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