Reply to post: Re: Control electronics

LOHAN ideas..

Stuart Rogers

Re: Control electronics

> I figure accelerometers and gyros are pretty much a given for any autopilot.

I was thinking more along the lines of monitoring the movements of the rig rather than part of the payload's attitude control. This might be useful during any test launches to see how the rig moves when there's a mighty thrusting rocket trying to slide free from it. For example, if the release isn't as smooth as hoped for, a plot of rig movements might show whether or not it's likely to jerk around and risk catching LOHAN's rear end and knock it off balance.

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