Technical concepts for inspecting UAVs for damage
33rd Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS 2022)
Contribution to Conference
The current movement toward urban air mobility (UAM)  shows the importance of a ground-based infrastructure network to provide urban air vehicles (UAV). To ensure the safety aspect it is necessary to develop a system that can inspect the arrived UAV for damages. Therefore, technical concepts for inspecting UAVs for damage are elaborated. To identify the best system for technical development under the presented concepts evaluation criteria must be defined and applied. These include properties, technical systems, and other criteria such as the costs. In the first step for every UAV inspection system, the differences between the motion sequences will be examined. In the second step, there will be an investigation of the sensor systems presented. In conclusion, the systems with the best results in both parts are merged for an inspection setup for further investigations.