SDRE Based Guidance and Flight Control of Aircraft Formations

In this paper, a nonlinear guidance algorithm to control unmanned aircraft formationsis presented. This algorithm is based on State Dependent Riccati Equation (SDRE) ap-proach. Guidance equations are developed for leader-follower formation configurations.Flight control algorithms use SDRE based controllers as well, in the longitudinal and lat-eral dynamic channels of the aircraft. Leader aircraft follows the given speed, heading andaltitude commands and follower aircraft follows the leader using the commands generatedby SDRE based guidance algorithm. The effectiveness of the algorithms are demonstratedthrough simulations
AIAA ScitTech 2015 Konferansı, 5 - 09 Ocak 2015


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Citation Formats
O. Tekinalp, “SDRE Based Guidance and Flight Control of Aircraft Formations,” Orlando, Florida, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri, 2015, p. 1, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: