Unmanned aerial vehicle and operations thereof

  • US 9,321,530 B2
  • Filed: 11/20/2015
  • Issued: 04/26/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/15/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
Patent Images

1. A multi-rotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), comprising:

  • one or more electrical components disposed in a body of the UAV and adapted to facilitate operation of the UAV, said one or more electrical components selected from a group comprising a power source, flight control module, inertial measurement unit (IMU), and GPS receiver; and

    a magnetometer attached onto a landing stand at a position sufficiently distal from the one or more electrical components to effect a reduction of interference from said one or more electrical components, wherein the landing stand extends away from the body of the UAV and is configured to bear weight of the UAV when the UAV is not airborne.

View all claims
    ×
    ×

    Thank you for your feedback

    ×
    ×