Quad plane is a hybrid drone which is a combination of fixed wing and quadrotor. This combination gives it vertical takeoff and landing capabilities infused with a long endurance flight. This combination also enables the plane to hover at a given gps location and do a static payload drop. This configuration is best suited for post disaster operations where the availability of runway for takeoff and landing is scarce and the relief operation requires a precise payload drop.
The quad planes designed were using Pixhawk as the flight control module. Pixhawk was programmed for vertical takeoff and landing,forward transition and hovering. The mission cycle involved vertical takeoff , forward transition, hovering, forward transition and vertical landing. The quadplane was successfully tested for different missions.
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