Solar Bird

STATUS: In progress

DESCRIPTION

Autonomous aircraft able to stay aloft for up to 12 hours following its designated route.

TECHNOLOGIES

Ardupilot MAVLink Pixhawk MPPT Texas Instruments GPS GPRS XBee C++

Developed, assembled and tested by the CPCS team, this unmanned aircraft is powered by sunlight, which allows it to stay in the air much longer than traditional production models. Numerous aerodynamic calculations have allowed us to achieve the maximum energy efficiency. The product is made of lightweight composite materials and boasts an mppt controller that monitors the power system and helps to increase solar charging.

Team

PROJECT MANAGER

HARDWARE ENGINEER

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

QA ENGINEER