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Flight Paths in Google Earth using KML

RadioFlyerMan

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I developed my own program using VBA to generate KML files for Google Earth. I don't really need it as this capability is available elsewhere. But I just wanted to see if I could do it, and learn Keyhole Markup Language. And it's kinda cool to see various actions and data appear as the flight progresses in Google Earth.

I can generate a plain flight path, or one augmented with various event data. Event data includes maximums for velocities, radius from HP, altitude, battery temperature, Home, takeoff point, point of lost and regain connection, and camera actions for pictures, hyperlaspse, and videos. Being primarily a video guy, I especially wanted to see the flight path as video's are recorded (blue lines).

Here's a plain flight path with no event data...

And here's the same flight augmented with event data.
 
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