17 years ago
When I first bought my townhouse, I thought the huge park behind was
good. Three days after I moved in, I realized it was a testing ground of the
RC plane fans. Tens of noisy planes hover arround the area every weekend.
Now for a mental exercise, I have decided to design a RCPlaneHunter to
bring them down or destroy them in the sky.
A device installed on my kid's 4wheeler, which contains a digcam censor,
a powerful uP with some field programmable gate array chips, an air rifle
which can shoot a plastic bullet 200 meters, plus some sensors yet to find
out. My electronics will detect the speed, direction and height of the
determine the firing angle and time of my rifle and fire.
What are the algorithms to calculate the speed, direction and height of the
Any new ideas are also welcome.