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2D Map representation of GPS coordinates in degrees

I want to implement my own GPS navigation for mya quad copter-copter. I can calculate and filter the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude in degrees).

I believe so far, that the easiest approach for me would be, to calculate the change of the heading of my quadcopterthe quad-copter from the current positionattitude to the destination point and let it fly straight on after turning.

However I am not sure about the 2D representation of the latitude/longitude-GPS coordinates (for a round earth to mya 2D map system when I want to calculate the degrees necessary to turncalculating the copterheading change). Do I have to take care about such things orHow big is it neglectable.the expected error? Or is there none?

Map representation of GPS coordinates

I want to implement my own GPS navigation for my quad copter. I can calculate and filter the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude in degrees).

I believe so far, that the easiest approach for me would be, to calculate the heading of my quadcopter from the current position to the destination point and fly straight on.

However I am not sure about the 2D representation of the latitude/longitude-GPS coordinates (for a round earth to my 2D map system when I want to calculate the degrees necessary to turn the copter). Do I have to take care about such things or is it neglectable.

2D Map representation of GPS coordinates in degrees

I want to implement my own GPS navigation for a quad-copter. I can calculate and filter the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude in degrees).

I believe the easiest approach for me would be, to calculate the change of the heading of the quad-copter from the current attitude to the destination point and let it fly straight on after turning.

However I am not sure about the 2D representation of the latitude/longitude-GPS coordinates (for a round earth to a 2D map system when calculating the heading change). How big is the expected error? Or is there none?

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dgrat
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Map representation of GPS coordinates

I want to implement my own GPS navigation for my quad copter. I can calculate and filter the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude in degrees).

I believe so far, that the easiest approach for me would be, to calculate the heading of my quadcopter from the current position to the destination point and fly straight on.

However I am not sure about the 2D representation of the latitude/longitude-GPS coordinates (for a round earth to my 2D map system when I want to calculate the degrees necessary to turn the copter). Do I have to take care about such things or is it neglectable.