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Thread: Help me rotate an airplane

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    Help me rotate an airplane

    Hi all!
    I have a problem rotateing a object. I wan't to rotate i airplane in roll, pitch and course. The problem now is that when I wrote 3 separate rotatefunctions the plane flips and jumps when I change between roll, pitch and course. But it rotate nice and smooth when I only rotate it round one axis at the time.

    I hope you understand my problem, and I'm greatful for any answer.

    AerotechTelub, Sweden

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    Senior Member OpenGL Guru
    Join Date
    Feb 2000

    Re: Help me rotate an airplane


    Rotating an object about multiple axes can/will cause problems if you rotate them in the wrong order. I suggest you have a look at the following article, .
    It's a small article about euler angles, why problems occur, and how to solve them. And the author uses a plane for an example.

    Hope that will help some.


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