THE LOAD STABILITY SYSTEM (LSS)
WHAT DOES LSS MEAN?
The Load Stability System or “LSS” is a platform independent unmanned system capable of controlling the motion of all types of suspended loads. The modular system does not require any power or data from an aircraft, crane, etc. as the system is self-contained. Modularity promotes the LSS configurability for all mission types.
Deploying thrust sourced from high performance Electric Ducted Fans, the LSS stabilizes the oscillatory & rotary motion suspended loads undergo. The underlying autonomy resides in Vita’s Control Engine which senses and understands the environment, detects disturbances, then allocates corrective action to the thrust array accordingly.
THE LSS-SL IN ACTION:
This is the LSS in action under a helicopter in a simple hoisting operation. It is easy to see how the LSS negates swing when the helicopter approaches to deliver it’s payload.
Vita’s LSS Sling Load (LSS-SL) is an LSS configured for rotary wing sling load and crane operations. The system offers performance envelope enhancements by permitting accurate & precise slung load positioning in adverse conditions through active collocated motion control. The alterations for the LSS-SL are an increased thrust & weight capacity, additional attachment points (including remote hook releases), and an installed tensile beam that bears the weight of the suspended load.