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JRM Vol.23 No.2 pp. 266-270
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2011.p0266
(2011)

Paper:

A Study of Leg-Type Landing Gear for Aerial Vehicles – Development of One Leg Model –

Kazunori Miyata*, Takamasa Sasagawa*, Takahiro Doi*,
and Kenjiro Tadakuma**

*Kanazawa Institute of Technology, 7-1 Ougigaoka, Nonoiti-mathi, Ishikawa-gun, Ishikawa 921-8501, Japan

**Osaka University, 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita-shi, Osaka 565-0871, Japan

Received:
September 30, 2010
Accepted:
January 31, 2011
Published:
April 20, 2011
Keywords:
flying robot, landing gear, legged robot
Abstract

The novel aerial landing gear we propose has multiple articulated legs requiring no flat facilities such as landing fields. Smooth landing in rough terrain is enabled by multiple articulated legs changing shape and mechanical impedance as needed. For soft landings, it decreases velocity from fast to slow. Mechanical leg design is discussed and soft landing performance demonstrated.

Cite this article as:
Kazunori Miyata, Takamasa Sasagawa, Takahiro Doi, and
and Kenjiro Tadakuma, “A Study of Leg-Type Landing Gear for Aerial Vehicles – Development of One Leg Model –,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.23, No.2, pp. 266-270, 2011.
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