Flymaster Tracker drop outs
Here is what Jonny Durand's two tracklogs (one from the Flymaster
Tracker and one from his Flytec 6030) from the task on Wednesday look like:
Let's take a closer look:
The red line is the track log from the Flytec 6030. It is clear from this
picture that the Flymaster Tracker lost the connection to the GPS at a crucial
time and it didn't reconnect until it was too late.
A review of the Flymaster track log on the Replay on Airtribune made it appear
as though there wasn't a problem with the tracker. The only clue was the abrupt
change in direction of the hang glider symbol at the point of divergence seen in
the graphic above. Otherwise it looks like a smooth continuation of the
We can't figure out how to replay the flight on the Flymaster web site, so we
don't know how that would display this Flymaster Tracker track log.
Both "flights" look smooth when animating them in SeeYou also.