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Tracker Video Analysis: Remote Control Helicopter Documents

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Tracker Video Analysis: Remote Control Helicopter 

written by Rhett J. Allain

How much can a remote control helicopter lift?  The video analysis in this item explores the physics behind a toy helicopter.  The zip file contains the Dot Physics blog entry, a video of the flying helicopter, and a Tracker video analysis file.   A discussion of helicopter physics was posted on the Dot Physics blog for Wired.  

To open the Tracker file, download and run Tracker from http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dbrown/tracker/. Tracker is free.

Published April 24, 2012
Last Modified April 24, 2012

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Supplemental Documents

Remote Control Helicopter Tracker Package 

Remote Control Helicopter video clip and Tracker files.

Last Modified April 25, 2012

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