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By using provided GPS flight path data I've calculated total horizontal distance using Haversine formula, and multiplying this distance with provided horizantal speed I've total horizontal flying time. By multiplying ascend speed with total altitude (considering starting altitude is 0) I've calculated total ascending time, and same way using the descending speed I've calculated total descending time. By adding these 3 now I've the total flight time.

Now for further calculation I've following data inputs,

Code:

```
{
"currentLoadInFlight": {
"ascension": 0.020,
"descent": 0.010,
"translation": 0.015
},
"forcedLandingCharge": 200
}
{
"verticalSpeeds": {
"ascension": 5.0,
"descent": 1.0
},
"energy": {
"numberOfBatteries": 2,
"capacity": 2000
},
"payload": {
"additionalLoad": 0.1
}
}
```

#configurations

[verticalSpeeds][ascension] the vertical speed of the drone during an ascension in meter / seconds (m/s)

[verticalSpeeds][descent] the vertical speed of the drone during a descent in meter / seconds (m/s)

[energy][numberOfBatteries] is the number of batteries mounted on the drone

[energy][capacity] is the capacity of the battery in milli Ampere Hour (mAh)

[payload][additionalLoad] is the extra load in in Ampere x Seconds ² / Meters ² (A.s²/m² ) caused by the payload (see [currentLoadInFlight])

#drones

[currentLoadInFlight] in Ampere x Seconds ² / Meters ² (A.s²/m² )

The current load in A per square unit of speed ((m/s)²) on the drone power system when it is flying

In vertical ascension [ascension]

In vertical descent [descent]

In horizontal translation [translation]

NOTE: We assume that this to remain constant thorough the mission.

[forcedLandingCharge] in milli Ampere Hour (mAh)

When the available charge is the batteries is less or equal to [forcedLandingCharge], the drone will land

Now considering energy can be calculated using,

Energy = Flight Time x CurrentLoadInFlight x Speed²

How do I calculate CurrentLoadInFlight and speed parameter?