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Stabilizing system for quadrotor copter like flying robot by using proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controller
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In this research, a quardrotor copter like a flying robot is developed with its capability to stabilize itself during the steady flying in a determined position. In order to gain its stability, intentionally a simple filter with a low error rate of 1.67% during its full operation was placed. The time consumed during its steady flying in the air took approximately one second with the height of flying around 1 to 5 meters above the earth.
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