Vampira project



The VAMPIRA project (a spanish acronym that stands for Guidance, Navigation and Control of an Autonomous Aerial Vehicle) was active from 2003 to 2006 under public grant DPI-2003-0176. Its main objective was the development of an autonomous mini-helicopter (UAV) with the following capabilities:

  • autonomous cruise flight and manoeuvre transition strategies;
  • mission planning tools based on a GIS system;
  • navigation system with enhanced reality;
  • ground control station.

More information is available at the project's website.