Chapter 26 — Flying Robots

sFly: Visual-inertial SLAM for a small helicopter in large outdoor environments

This video presents indicative results from the sFly project ( involving fully autonomous flights with a small helicopter, performing autonomous flights in previously unknown, large outdoor spaces. The video appears in IEEE/RSJ Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) 2012.
Markus W. Achtelik
Autonomous Systems Lab (