New way to compare discs: the Flight Analyzer

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Re: New way to compare discs: the Flight Analyzer

Postby hyzerhook » Mon Jul 09, 2012 1:20 pm

I apologize for that; it was a bad move on my part. I thought that if I posted it saying that I made it people would feel like I was spamming it. And that posing as a user of the tool would add credibility. It turns out that I accomplished the opposite of what I intended.
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Re: New way to compare discs: the Flight Analyzer

Postby JR » Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:06 pm

hyzerhook wrote:I used speed and glide to determine distance potential. I suppose there are other ways to do it, such as using the rim width, or calculating that the high speed turn would add some distance. It is also possible that Westside doesn't use exactly the same criteria as Innova when determining their flight ratings.

In any case, it is much easier for me to use the provided disc ratings than to find the rim width of every disc.


Westside and Latitude 64 use similar to each other bigger numbers for speed than Innova. Gateway also differs from every other manufacturer.
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Re: New way to compare discs: the Flight Analyzer

Postby Leopard » Mon Jul 09, 2012 9:06 pm

well the first step in running flight ratings through a formula is standardizing all the ratings. that means rating them yourself, whether they're innova or not.
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