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Mechanical Engineer Races 50-100mph R/C Hydroplane Boats

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Clint Chappell replied to Clint Chappell's discussion Lightning Fast Control? Need Help in ArduPilot (legacy) User Group
"At 150mph, the hydroplane is moving at 220 feet per second or 2.2 feet every 1/100th of second!  Is the ArduPilot fast enough to read the gyro / accelorameter, microprocess, and send servo commands!!!"
Oct 13, 2012
Clint Chappell posted a discussion in ArduPilot (legacy) User Group
Would the ArduPilot be fast enough for developing the following application?How would I find someone to help me develop a system to measure the initial forces on a world-class model hydroplane (110-150mph)and then be able to develop an instantaneous…
Oct 9, 2012