Originally Posted by XR650L_Dave
Interesting task as well to try and build in some aerodynamics that will yield a bit of hysteresis (you want the deploy and retract speeds to be different), unless that comes for free.
You wouldn't want the dang things popping in and out when you were near the deploy or retract transition.
I don't think that you could actually vary the airspeed that quickly, and I doubt they "pop", there is probably a fairly smooth transition. If you were to vary the airspeed/laminar flow that quickly you would want them deployed (high load stall, gusts etc),