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[Paparazzi-devel] Flying ...

From: Pascal Brisset
Subject: [Paparazzi-devel] Flying ...
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2009 23:26:47 +0200
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Some numbers:
- 1800m: altitude of take-off and landing
- 2400m: highest reached altitude (50m higher than the desired one, thanks to wind and/or thermals)
- 11.85km: range reached with standard 2.4Ghz XBees (line of sight)
- 3: number of lakes seen on the pictures
- 15km: length of the route
- 2000mAh: consumed energy (3 cells)
- 80m: lowest height above the ground, while crossing the pass (2262m)
- 2: number of ground stations
- 1: number of megabytes of telemetry logged on board

Today, a Paparazzi equipped Funjet autonomously crossed the Pyrenees (the mountains in the south-west of France), from North to South:

Some stress while we were waiting (only 2 minutes) for the aircraft to appear on the GCS at the arrival and ... a lot of fun

--Paparazzi Users

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