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Build your own drone manual : owners' workshop manual : the practical guide to safely building, operating and maintaining an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) / Alex Elliott.

By: Elliott, Alex (Engineer).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Owners workshop manual (Haynes): Publisher: Sparkford, England : Haynes Publishing, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: 156 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780857338136; 0857338137.Other title: Haynes build your own drone.Subject(s): Vehicles, Remotely piloted | Drone aircraftDDC classification: 629.1326
Contents:
A brief history of drones -- Types of drones -- Applications of drones -- Anatomy of a drone -- Drone builds -- Flying and safety.
Summary: 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.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Build Your Own Drone Manual provides practical advice and step-by-step procedures to enable the reader to build a basic, affordable, DIY drone. Suggested designs for two drones will included - both fixed wing and multiple-rotary wing.

Includes index.

"The practical guide to safely building, operating and maintaining an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)."

A brief history of drones -- Types of drones -- Applications of drones -- Anatomy of a drone -- Drone builds -- Flying and safety.

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.