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Whale Watching UAV Advisor: Dr. Chen. Outline:. Team Members Mission Final Product Description Problems Cost Project Future In Progress Conclusion. Team Members. Heather Hulse. Ryan Snelson. Andrew Christensen. Dustin Gorringe. John Harris. Andrew Clark. Mission.

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Whale watching uav advisor dr chen

Whale Watching UAVAdvisor: Dr. Chen


Outline

Outline:

  • Team Members

  • Mission

  • Final Product Description

  • Problems

  • Cost

  • Project Future

  • In Progress

  • Conclusion


Whale watching uav advisor dr chen

Team Members

Heather Hulse

Ryan Snelson

Andrew Christensen

Dustin Gorringe

John Harris

Andrew Clark


Mission

Mission

  • Continued from Last Year

  • Vicki Rowntree (Biology Dept.)

  • Track and record Whales (pictures/video) for extended periods of time.

  • Unpredictable, Windy Conditions

Valdez Peninsula Argentina

mapquest.com

Southern Right Whale and Calf (pictures provided by Vicki Rowntree)


Final product

Final Product

Dimensions:

Tip to Tail 95”

Wingspan 200”

Height 33”

Weight 60 lbs. (33% less than previous year)


Fuselage

Fuselage

Plastic Skin

Rear Landing Gear

Aluminum Frame

Plexiglass Bottom and Nose

Steerable Front Landing Gear


Wings

Balsa Wood

Polystyrene Cores

Aluminum Plate

Wings

Aluminum Spars

AileronsServosFlaps


Whale watching uav advisor dr chen

Tail

Square Aluminum Tubing

Rudder

Elevator


Problems encountered

Problems Encountered

  • Failed foam wing molding process

  • Problematic fuselage frame

  • Engine trouble

  • Servos


Engine troubles

Engine Troubles

  • Test of the engine relieved a failure to start

  • Proximity of coil to magnet

  • Questionable power


Final cost

Final Cost


Project future

Project Future

  • Control Systems

  • Camera System


In progress

In Progress

  • Planning to fly Saturday

  • Wiring

  • Paint

  • Skin Attachment


Conclusion

Conclusion

Few Items need to be completed

First Test Flight Scheduled For Saturday


Questions

Questions?


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