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  • A macroscopic performance analysis of NASA’s northrop grumman RQ-4A 

    Pastor Llorens, Enric; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Royo Chic, Pablo; Cuadrado Santolaria, Raúl (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-01-10)
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    This paper presents the process of identification, from a macroscopic point of view, of the Northrop Grumman RQ-4A Global Hawk Remote-Piloted Aircraft System from real, but limited flight information. Performance parameters ...
  • A methodology for measuring the impact on flight inefficiency of future RPAS operations 

    Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Tadeo, Carlos; Pastor Llorens, Enric (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    This paper presents a simple methodology for measuring the impact on flight inefficiency of future Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) operations. State-of-the-art inefficiency metrics have been selected and adapted ...
  • An architecture to automate UAS operations in non-segregated airspace 

    Pastor Llorens, Enric; Royo Chic, Pablo; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2011)
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    Technology evolution in the field of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) will affect the Air Traffic Management (ATM) performance regarding to new military and civil applications. UAS, as new airspace users, will represent new ...
  • Architecture issues and challenges for the integration of RPAS in non-segregated airspace 

    Cuadrado Santolaria, Raúl; Royo Chic, Pablo; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2013)
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    Despite the evolution of unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), the technological development on airframes, autopilots, communications and payload, is still limited by the absence of software standardization. Engineers face ...
  • A taxonomy of UAS separation maneuvers and their automated execution 

    Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Royo Chic, Pablo; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Barrado Muxí, Cristina (2012)
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    This paper proposes to create a taxonomy of separation conflicts between Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and intruding aircrafts to facilitate its insertion in non-segregated airspace. The classification is created according ...
  • Controles de trabajo en grupo para mejorar la interdependencia positiva 

    Cuadrado Santolaria, Raúl; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Valero García, Miguel (Universidad de Oviedo. Escuela de Ingeniería Informática, 2014-07-09)
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    En esta ponencia se describe un mecanismo para generar interdependencia positiva en el marco de una asignatura que usa el aprendizaje basado en proyectos. La interdependencia positiva hace que los miembros de un grupo ...
  • Desenvolupament d’una eina de planificació de vol per UAVs 

    Pérez Batlle, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-09-30)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    Aquest document té com a finalitat el desenvolupament d’una eina de planificació de vol per Aeronaus no Tripulades (UAV). Per fer-ho, primerament es realitza una introducció general al programa ideat i una explicació dels ...
  • Disseny i desenvolupament d'un pilot automàtic per UAS 

    Pérez Batlle, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-12-11)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    [ANGLÈS]This project aims at designing and implementing an autopilot for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. This kind of systems which consist of an aircraft without a pilot on board and a ground control system, are gaining ground ...
  • Dynamic flight plan design for UAS remote sensing applications 

    Solé Simó, Marc; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Barrado Muxí, Cristina (2010)
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    The development of Flight Control Systems (FCS) coupled with the availability of other Commercial Off-The Shelf (COTS) components is enabling the introduction of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the civil market. UAS ...
  • Effects of En-route Wake Vortex on RPAS Operations 

    Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Marcos, Mònica; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2016)
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    Compared with common airliners, High/Medium Altitude Long Endurance (HALE/MALE) RPAS are lighter and have larger wingspan. Therefore RPAS will be extremely sensitive to vortex interactions with larger airliners, not ...
  • Enabling dynamic parametric scans for UAS remote sensing missions 

    Royo Chic, Pablo; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Cuadrado Santolaria, Raúl; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2014-05)
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    This paper presents a methodology for performing dynamic and parametric scanning operations for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UASs) on remote sensing missions. Most UAS autopilots only support elemental waypoint-based guidance, ...
  • Enhancement of a time and energy management algorithm for continuous descent operations 

    Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Vilardaga García-Gascon, Santi; Bas, Isidro; Birling, Florent; Verhoeven, Ronald; Marsman, Adri (2014)
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    In previous research, an aircraft trajectory planning algorithm was developed aiming at optimizing continuous descent operations with required times of arrival at given waypoints. A non-linear optimal control problem was ...
  • Estimating fuel consumption from radar tracks 

    Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2018)
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    Fuel consumption is one of the major considerations for both the impact of aviation in the environment and the cost of operations. This paper assesses the accuracy of a method capable of producing aircraft fuel estimates ...
  • Estimation and prediction of weather variables from surveillance data using spatio-temporal Kriging 

    Dalmau Codina, Ramon; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2017)
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    State-of-the-art weather data obtained from numerical weather predictions are unlikely to satisfy the requirements of the future air traffic management system. A potential approach to improve the resolution and accuracy ...
  • Evaluation of separation strategies for unmanned aerial sytems 

    Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2012)
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    This paper analyzes loss of separation scenarios when an Unmanned Aircraft (UA) enters in conflict with a much faster airplane flying at the same altitude. Separation distances are analyzed in terms of minimum heading ...
  • Una Experiencia de unificación de asignaturas para desplegar PBL (y las quejas que originó) 

    Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Cuadrado Santolaria, Raúl; Delgado Muñoz, Luis; Mellibovsky Elstein, Fernando; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Rojas Gregorio, José Ignacio; Royo Chic, Pablo; Valero García, Miguel (Universitat Jaume I. Escola Superior de Tecnologia i Ciències Experimentals, 2013-07-10)
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    En esta ponencia se describen los aspectos esenciales de una experiencia de unificación de parejas de asignaturas con el objetivo de crear un escenario más adecuado para el despliegue de Aprendizaje Basado en Proyectos. ...
  • Flight plan specification and management for unmanned aircraft systems 

    Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Royo Chic, Pablo; Pérez Batlle, Marcos (2012-07)
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    This paper presents a new concept for specifying Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flight operations that aims at improving the waypoint based approach, found in most autopilot systems, by providing higher level fligh plan ...
  • Maintaining separation between airliners and RPAS in non-segregated airspace 

    Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Prats Menéndez, Xavier; Royo Chic, Pablo; Cuadrado Santolaria, Raúl (2013)
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    When an airliner and a Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS) have conflicting courses that may compromise the minimum safety separation between them, how much in advance should the RPAS start the separation manoeuvre? Which ...
  • Mission formalism for UAS based navaid flight inspections 

    Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Ramírez Alcántara, Jorge; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2009)
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    In previous work UAS have been proposed as the platform of choice for performing Navaid Flight Inspections. It is expected that the use of these platforms will significantly reduce time and monetary costs, but a number ...
  • On the design of UAS horizontal separation maneuvers 

    Pastor Llorens, Enric; Pérez Batlle, Marcos; Royo Chic, Pablo; Cuadrado Santolaria, Raúl; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Prats Menéndez, Xavier (2013)
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    This paper studies the separation maneuvers that an Unmanned Air System (UAS) may execute to avoid breaching the separation safety margins imposed in each type of airspace, namely 3 NM, 5 NM, and 10 NM. The UAS was ...