Dr.-Ing. Aaron Barth

Dr.-Ing. Aaron Barth
Postdoctoral Researcher

Boltzmannstr. 15
85748 Garching

Tel.: +49 (0)89 / 289-16299
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 289-16354


Fields of research and interests

Project manager of

  • Projects in the field of electric flight; autonomous flight
  • Autonomous Rotorcraft for Extreme Altitudes (learn more: project news)

Main focus on

  • Design and construction of helicopter as overall system
  • Aeromechanics modelling of rotorcraft (CAMRAD II)
  • Planning and executing flight tests, analysis of flight test data
  • Measuring techniques
  • Electric propulsion systems
  • Design, construction and test of avionics components, subsystems and systems
  • Autonomous systems
  • Piloting unmanned helicopter systems


  • Hosseini, B., Barth, A., Hajek, M., Holzapfel, F.: "Helicopter Parameter Estimation Based on A Nonlinear Physiks-Based Model,” AIAA Science and Technology Forum, Virtual Event, USA, 2021.
  • Barth, A., Spieß, C., Kondak, K., Hajek, M.: Design, Analysis and Flight Testing of a High Altitude Synchropter UAV, American Helicopter Society 74th Annual Forum, Phoenix, AZ, 2018. [mehr…] [BibTeX]
  • Spieß, C., Radler, S., Barth, A., Hajek, M.: A Real-Time Capable Inflow Model for the Simulation of Interacting Multi-Rotor Configurations, Deutscher Luft- und Raumfahrtkongress, Braunschweig, Germany, 2016. [mehr…] [BibTeX]
  • Pflumm, T., Barth, A., Kondak, K., Hajek, M.: Auslegung und Konstruktion eines Hauptrotorblattes für ein in extremen Flughöhen operierendes Drehflügel-UAV, Deutscher Luft- und Raumfahrtkongress, Rostock, Germany, 2015. [mehr…] [BibTeX]
  • Barth, A.  Feil, R., Kondak, K., Hajek, M.: Conceptual Study for an Autonomous Rotorcraft for Extreme Altitudes, 40th European Rotorcraft Forum, Southampton, UK, 2014. [mehr…] [BibTeX]

  • J. Hönle, A. Barth, W. Erhard, H.-P. Kau: Engine Quick Start in Case of Emergency - a Requirement for Saving Fuel by Means of Engine Shutdown, ERF 2012


  • Barth, A.: Design and Development of an Autonomous Rotorcraft for Extreme Altitudes, 10th AIRTEC 2015 International Congress, November 2015