VTOL UAV Project

Project Name Student Industrial Partners Academic/Research Partners Duration
Development of a VTOL UAV J.-F. Aernouts, A. Depouhon, J. Charlier, M. Yacoubi, J. Sans N/A Université Libre de Bruxelles 2005-2012

The aim of this series of Final Year Projects is to develop a Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for building inspection. The work is undertaken at the ULg and the Université Libre de Bruxelles. The wind tunnel tests of the prototype are being carried out in the ULg Wind Tunnel.

A drawing of a proposal for a VTOL UAV

A second generation VTOL UAV model in the ULg wind tunnel, 2011-2012

A first generation VTOL UAV in the ULg wind tunnel, 2005-2006

Smoke visualization of the flow around a VTOL UAV, 2005-2006