Utilization Of Multiple, Coordinated Unmanned Aerial Vehicles For Downed Aircraft Detection and Location

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This proposes the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to aid in the detection and location of downed aircraft in a search and rescue scenario. Developments and innovations in the utilization of autonomous, coordinated UAVs to accomplish complicated missions provides an excellent opportunity to employ not only visual ground scanning capabilities but the ability to deploy airborne radio receivers to detect signals and perform triangulation calculations to quickly and efficiently locate radio signals emitted from emergency locator transmitters.


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  • Name:
    Riley Land
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  • Profession:
    Emergency Management/Public Safety
  • Riley is inspired by:
    A need to create or improve designs or concepts that enhance public safety or life saving.
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