Build Your Own Drone Manual

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Description

Today, drones are increasingly used for commercial and private enthusiast use, as well as for well-documented military operations. There is now a wide variety of ready-to-fly drones and self-build kits available to suit all pockets and purposes. This extensively illustrated, practical manual takes a brief look at the origins and history of unmanned aircraft and drones, before explaining the various types of drones available today and their applications, along with a comprehensive guide to selecting the best components and equipment to suit a wide range of requirements. Three step-by-step example drone builds are provided – both fixed-wing and rotary-wing – to enable readers to build a bespoke drone to suit their own requirements. There is also a comprehensive guide to learning to fly a drone, with information on legislation and how and where to operate a drone safely. An essential guide for anyone contemplating owning or building a drone.

Additional information

Weight 748 g
Dimensions 210 × 270 mm
Author

Alex Elliott

Author Bio

Alex Elliott has a passion for aircraft and engineering, and enjoys building his own aircraft and experimenting with computer code for UAV's. He is currently completing a PhD at Cranfield University on computer vision for miniature UAV's, based on the same principles that honey bees use to navigate. He lives in Buckinghamshire.

ISBN

9780857338136

Code

H5813

Pages

160