Building Your Own Drones

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Absolutely no experience needed!Build your drone, step-by-step, with this full-color, hands-on guide!You’ve heard about drones. You’ve seen drones. Now, build your own—it’s a lot easier than you think!Drones are the newest frontier for the DIY/maker community, and you don’t need to be a technical expert to build one. John Baichtal, the #1 author of hardware hacking books for beginners, will teach you all the skills you need.First, Baichtal shows you the amazing drones others have built. Then, he walks you through several complete projects: quadcopters, UAVs, ROVs, and more. Not ready to start from scratch? No problem: Baichtal helps you choose from today’s best new kits.Hundreds of full-color step-by-step photos teach you every step, every skill. When you’re ready for more advanced concepts, Baichtal explains them in plain English.Discover what drones are and why they’re so excitingExplore today’s most imaginative projects, from 3D-printed mini quadcopters to floating robot armiesCompare kits, from $200 up: Parallax ELEV-8, DJI Phantom 2 Vision+, OpenROV, Actobotics Nomad, Brooklyn Aerodrome Flack, and moreCreate your own practical Drone Builder’s WorkbenchBuild complete rocket, blimp, waterborne, and automotive dronesConstruct both fully autonomous and radio-controlled dronesChoose and assemble your chassis (airframe), motor, props, flight control, power system, accessories, and softwareIntegrate Arduino to make radio-controlled drones operate autonomouslyTeach a drone to navigate via RFID tagsLearn all the basic electronics and programming you’ll need

It also guides you along the drone building process with a list ... To build your own drone can feel like an intimidating task, it did for me and there's a mountain of information to wade through before anything starts making sense. Fortunately, it's not as hard as it sounds and with a little guidance you'll be in the air in no time whilst picking up some practical skills! Initially, the idea might sound scary but I firmly believe that ... Building your own drone can be a daunting or incredibly satisfying job.

This guide only looks at unassembled kits. Some models have all you need in the box.