Build a Drone: A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing, Constructing, and Flying Your Very Own Drone (Paperback)
Whether you plan on using drones for recreation or a more serious purpose (from search and rescue through farming to scanning construction work on a high-rise apartment buildings), Build a Drone will make sure that you not only understand how to construct a drone, but the proper and safe ways to maintain and handle them.
Within the last couple of years, the usage of drones in both the public and private (military) sector has exploded. People are talking about drones, building drones, and something most people didn’t know of a few years ago is now a household name.
Build a Drone will not only teach you how to build your very own drone, but will explain their history in the military and the impact they will have—and are starting to have—on our everyday lives. Chapters include:
- Ready Made or Build
- Skills and Understanding the Drone Build
- Drone Assembly
- Setup and Calibration
- Safety and Flying Your Drone
- Designing Your Own Drone
- And more!
Author Barry Davies has built drones for DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) and AAI (one of America’s largest drone manufacturers), as well as six experimental ones for MIT. He not only understands their use in the world, but knows the ins-and-outs of how they can be created and handled.
About the Author
Barry Davies, BEM spent eighteen years in the British Special Air Service serving around the globe. He participated in the storming of the hijacked Lufthansa plane at Mogadishu in 1977 and was awarded the British Empire Medal. He is also the author of Soldier of Fortune Guide to How to Become a Mercenary, Soldier of Fortune Guide to How to Disappear and Never Be Found, The SAS Self-Defense Handbook, and Modern Survival.