Publication Date

Fall 2015

Document Type

Final Report

Problem Statement

1.1 The objective of this senior design project was to design and build an aerial drone with a landing gear system that would allow leveling and take off from a sloped terrain. The drone should be able to level on a slope with a maximum incline of 20 degrees and the leveling process should not exceed 30 seconds. In addition, the leveling system must be automatic and deployed using the flight controller.

Author's School

McKelvey School of Engineering

Author's Department

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Class Name

Mechanical Engineering Design Project (MEMS 411)