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Building Your Own Drones : A Beginners' Guide to Drones, UAVs, and ROVs (Paperback) (John Baichtal)

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You've read about drones. You've seen drones. Now, build your own personal drone!

Drones are the newest frontier for the DIY/maker community -- and you don't need to be an electronics or programming expert to create your own. John Baichtal, the #1 best-selling author of hardware hacking books for beginners, will guide you gently up the learning curve, teaching you all the skills you need.

Baichtal won't just show you the amazing drones others have built: he'll walk you through ten complete, step-by-step projects. This lush, 4-color guide is loaded with step-by-step photos that guide you every step of the way. Whenever you're ready to learn more about challenging concepts, Baichtal's detailed sidebars explain them in plain English.

Here are just some of the projects you'll find in Building Your Own Drones:

  • Kit-based drones such as 3DRobotics' Y6
  • Quadrotor helicopters
  • Rocket drones built from model rocket components
  • Radio-controlled lighter-than-air "blimps"
  • Complete remote flight control systems, including an Arduino-based autopilot
  • Waterborne drones
  • Rolling robots that navigate via RFID tags, and more

You've read about drones. You've seen drones. Now, build your own personal drone!


Drones are the newest frontier for the DIY/maker community -- and you don't need to be an electronics or programming expert to create your own. John Baichtal, the #1 best-selling author of hardware hacking books for beginners, will guide you gently up the learning curve, teaching you all the skills you need.


Baichtal won't just show you the amazing drones others have built: he'll walk you through ten complete, step-by-step projects. This lush, 4-color guide is loaded with step-by-step photos that guide you every step of the way. Whenever you're ready to learn more about challenging concepts, Baichtal's detailed sidebars explain them in plain English.


Here are just some of the projects you'll find in Building Your Own Drones:

  • Kit-based drones such as 3DRobotics' Y6
  • Quadrotor helicopters
  • Rocket drones built from model rocket components
  • Radio-controlled lighter-than-air "blimps"
  • Complete remote flight control systems, including an Arduino-based autopilot
  • Waterborne drones
  • Rolling robots that navigate via RFID tags, and more
Number of Pages: 249.0
Genre: Technology
Sub-Genre: Electronics / General, Robotics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pearson P T R
Author: John Baichtal
Language: English
Street Date: September 14, 2015
TCIN: 16787582
UPC: 9780789755988
Item Number (DPCI): 247-40-0324

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