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Archive for May, 2014
Passive Stability of a Single Actuator MAV
Passive Stability of a Single Actuator MAV

In an effort to build one of the world’s smallest flying vehicles, we built a flying vehicle with only two moving parts connected by one motor. Because the vehicle cannot control its attitude with its one actuator, passive stability is a required trait, so we derived design requirements for making passively stable vehicles.