Publications

Our recent paper in Science Robotics presents the first swarm of tiny robots that can explore unknown environments completely by themselves. No map, no memory, and no GPS!

The full paper can be found here.

K N McGuire, C De Wagter, K Tuyls, H J Kappen, G C H E de Croon: Minimal navigation solution for a swarm of tiny flying robots to explore an unknown environment. In: Science Robotics, 4 (35), 2019.

Delfly Book

Our book about the DelFly has been published! The book introduces the topics most relevant to autonomously flying flapping-wing robots: flapping-wing design, aerodynamics, and artificial intelligence.

G C H E de Croon, Mustafa Percin, B D W Remes, Rick Ruijsink, C De Wagter: The DelFly - Design, Aerodynamics, and Artificial Intelligence of a Flapping Wing Robot. Springer Netherlands, 2016, ISBN: 978-94-017-9207-3.

Science paper

The Delfly Nimble was featured on the cover of Science Magazine in September 2018.

Matěj Karásek, Florian T Muijres, Christophe De Wagter, Bart D W Remes, Guido C H E de Croon: A tailless aerial robotic flapper reveals that flies use torque coupling in rapid banked turns. In: Science, 361 (6407), pp. 1089–1094, 2018, ISSN: 0036-8075.

 

 

 

All publications

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2013

Inproceedings

Joao V Caetano; C C de Visser; B D W Remes; C De Wagter; Erik-Jan van Kampen; Max Mulder

Controlled Flight Maneuvers of a Flapping Wing Micro Air Vehicle: a Step Towards the Delfly II Identification (Inproceedings)

AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics (AFM) Conference, Guidance, Navigation, and Control and Co-located Conferences, 2013.

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2012

Inproceedings

M Percin; H E Eisma; Van B W Oudheusden; B Remes; R Ruijsink; De C Wagter; Aerodynamics Section; Aerodynamics Section; Aerodynamics Section

Flow visualization in the wake of flapping-wing MAV `DelFly II' in forward flight (Inproceedings)

30th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics New Orleans, US-LA, 2012.

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M Percin; H E Eisma; Van B W Oudheusden; B Remes; R Ruijsink; De C Wagter; Aerodynamics Section; Aerodynamics Section; Aerodynamics Section

Flow visualization in the wake of flapping-wing MAV `DelFly II' in forward flight (Inproceedings)

30th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics New Orleans, US-LA, 2012.

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Masters Theses

Andries J Koopmans

Delfly Freeflight -- Autonomous Flight of the Delfly in the Wind Tunnel using Low-Cost Sensors (Masters Thesis)

Delft University of Technology, 2012.

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2010

Journal Articles

Kristien M E De Clercq; Roeland de Kat; B D W Remes; Bas W van Oudheusden; Hester Bijl

Aerodynamic Experiments on DelFly II: Unsteady Lift Enhancement (Journal Article)

International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, 1 (4), pp. 255–262, 2010, ISSN: 1756-8293.

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Masters Theses

Bart Bruggeman

Improving flight performance of DelFly II in hover by improving wing design and driving mechanism (Masters Thesis)

Delft University of Technology, 2010.

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M A Groen

PIV and force measurements on the flapping-wing MAV DelFly II (Masters Thesis)

Delft University of Technology, 2010.

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D Trips

Aerodynamic Design and Optimization of a Long-range Mini-UAV (Masters Thesis)

Delft University of Technology, 2010.

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2009

Journal Articles

G C H E de Croon; K M E De Clercq; R Ruijsink; B Remes; C De Wagter

Design, aerodynamics, and vision-based control of the DelFly (Journal Article)

International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, 1 (2), pp. 71–97, 2009, ISSN: 1756-8293.

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Kristien M E De Clercq; Roeland de Kat; Bart Remes; Bas W van Oudheusden; Hester Bijl

Aerodynamic Experiments on DelFly II: Unsteady Lift Enhancement (Journal Article)

International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, 1 (4), pp. 255–262, 2009.

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Book Chapters

David Lentink; Stefan R Jongerius; Nancy L Bradshaw

The scalable design of flapping micro-air vehicles inspired by insect flight (Book Chapter)

Floreano, D; J.C., Zufferey; Srinivasan, M V; Ellington, C (Ed.): Chapter 4, pp. 185–205, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 2009.

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Inproceedings

Kristien M E De Clercq; Roland De Kat; Bart Remes; Bas Van W Oudheusden; Hester Bijl

Flow Visualization and Force Measurements on a Hovering Flapping-Wing MAV `DelFly II' (Inproceedings)

Proceedings of the 39th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics San Antonio, US-TX, 2009.

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Masters Theses

K De Clercq

Flow visualization and force measurements on a hovering flapping-wing MAV 'DelFly II' (Masters Thesis)

Delft University of Technology, 2009.

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2005

Inproceedings

Christophe De Wagter; J A Mulder

Towards vision-based uav situation awareness (Inproceedings)

AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Exhibit, pp. 5872, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), San Francisco, CA, USA, 2005.

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C De Wagter; J A Mulder

Vision-Based Guidance and Awareness for Autonomous UAV (Inproceedings)

Peshekhonov, Vladimir G (Ed.): Proceedings of the 12th Saint Petersburg International Conference on Intregrated Navigation Systems, pp. –, State Research Center of Russia "Elektropribor", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2005.

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2003

Inproceedings

C De Wagter; A A Proctor; E N Johnson

Vision-only aircraft flight control (Inproceedings)

Digital Avionics Systems Conference, 2003. DASC '03. The 22nd, pp. 8.B.2-81-11 vol.2, 2003.

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Journal Articles

Christophe De Wagter; Rick Ruijsink; Ewoud J J Smeur; Kevin G van Hecke; Freek van Tienen; Erik van der Horst; Bart D W Remes

Design, control, and visual navigation of the DelftaCopter VTOL tail-sitter UAV (Journal Article)

Journal of Field Robotics, 0 (0), 0000.

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