I don't know how long of a distance it takes for most of you to land, but when diving in below the treeline from 200 feet I pick up tremendous speed on my EasyStar to the point of hitting 50 mph and overshooting
the runway, ending up in the trees.
Of course I can land in 500 feet easy, but making my autopilot do it was
not. I was curious if anyone wanted to chime in on how they solved
Finally, the article I wrote is out in the May 2010 issue of Circuit Cellar Magazine. Unfortunately I have yet to get my hands on it. From http://www.circuitcellar.com/magazine/; it's $2 to buy or go to Barnes and Noble and get yourself a copy of the magazine.
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