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New flight tests

Today I did another flight test in very bad weather (actually my car got stuck in the mud yesterday while testing…). I also wrote a tool which makes it very easy to download the logging from the autopilot, and save it as XML (for later use) or KML (for Google Earth). The dataset viewer allows easy copying to Excel.

I was surprised to see how accurate the GPS height (from the EB-85 module) is, especially when it has 9 satellites tracked:

This is how the logging tool looks in it’s current stage:

13 December 2008, 16:41 | Link |