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Engineless unmanned aerial vehicle propulsion by dynamic soaring (2009)
Journal Article
Toomer, C. A., Deittert, M., Deittert, M., Toomer, C., Richards, A., & Pipe, A. (2009). Engineless unmanned aerial vehicle propulsion by dynamic soaring. Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 32(5), 1446-1457. https://doi.org/10.2514/1.43270

Dynamic soaring is a flight technique which extracts energy from wind gradients with the potential to power small unmanned aerial vehicles in maritime applications. Wind gradients of the required magnitude naturally occur at the air-sea interface due... Read More about Engineless unmanned aerial vehicle propulsion by dynamic soaring.

Dynamic soaring flight in turbulence (2009)
Presentation / Conference
Deittert, M., Richards, A., Toomer, C., & Pipe, A. G. (2009, August). Dynamic soaring flight in turbulence. Paper presented at Navigation & Control Conference