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Topic: Flying Formation in 3D Space
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Robert Hansen

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Re: Flying Formation in 3D Space
Posted: Aug 5, 2009 9:04 PM
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Assuming the coordinate system is like this...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Coord_system_CA_0.svg

And you are facing in the positive X direction.

Then the second point (x,y,z) will be...

x = 1465.24 + 1000 * cos(45) * cos(45) (FRONT = plus)

y = 2525.21 - 1000 * cos(45) * sin(45) (LEFT = minus)

z = 73.61 + 1000 * sin(45) (UP = plus)


The first version I posted was wrong, i realized that the 1000m was the distance between you and the other point.



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