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Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Yaw Stabilization in AUTO1/2

From: Chris Gough
Subject: Re: [Paparazzi-devel] Yaw Stabilization in AUTO1/2
Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2012 22:06:09 +1000

Is there an example airframe using filtered lateral acceleration to
coordinate turns?

Would that cause spin-risk too, or is that only an issue with mixed-in rudder?

On 4/7/12, Christophe De Wagter <address@hidden> wrote:
> Some people have used filtered lateral acceleration or a sideslip sensor to
> improve the coordination of turns.
> Several use rudder mixed in the servo rules just as a percentage of the
> roll command (use full for gliders to cope with significant adverse yaw)
> But be careful as to much rudder is often worse than too little as slow
> turns with little roll but a lot of rudder lead to spins. This is probably
> why most do not use the rudder.
> On Apr 7, 2012 4:54 AM, "Chris Wozny" <address@hidden> wrote:
>> All,
>> I was wondering if there is a reason why there is no yaw stabilization
>> for aircraft equipped with rudders? When flying the aircraft in AUTO1
>> or AUTO2, I notice that the rudder doesn't respond to quick changes in
>> yaw like the elevons do when quickly pitching/rolling the aircraft. Is
>> there a reason for this? It seems like the rudder isn't used at all
>> for flight and it's mostly all elevons.
>> Also, is there a reason why one would want to control the rudder in AUTO2?
>> - Chris
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