Here are three spins. The first I intentionally recovered poorly. The other two were more “textbook” recoveries.
I’m currently working on detecting loss of control (LOC) on an overshoot of base to final. Using data models in X-Plane which depending on the aircraft model is known to be pretty accurate (there’s a certified commercial version suitable for flight training). Not practical to do this in an actual airplane for obvious reasons like crashing and fireballs.
Anyway, here’s a screenshot of data gathering. I’m collecting about 50 data points 10 times per second. I’m feeding this into a learning algorithm to teach it to predict the actions which may lead to an accelerated stall and/or spin.
Next step is to move the pitot/AOA probe to the other wing and see what difference this makes.
I’ve got Google Glass for the next couple weeks. What should I be doing with it?
I love it when someone takes the time to teach a broad audience something that most people who work on computer systems should now but probably don’t understand very well. Thanks SparkFun!
Not only did Curiousity land safely last night and is already sending images
but I have 5 Raspberry Pi’s on my desk at work right now.