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Introduction to Drones

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Learn about drone technology and how drones are built and prepared for flying.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Publisher

    Channel 9




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The course Introduction to Drones will teach you about the main components and parts that are found in drones and how they are built and prepared for flight.

The course begins by introducing common acronyms that are used when talking about drones and it then describes the common components found in a drone. You will also learn about flight terms such as roll, pitch, yaw and throttle.

Next, you will be brought through the steps in building a Rush 4 drone for the first time. You will learn about the process of preparing the motors, electronic speed controllers and power distribution board. You will be guided on how the first-person view is attached in order to film while you fly the drone. The course also reviews the process for the final assembly of a drone.

Finally, you will learn about what steps need to be taken before you first fly a drone, in particular you will be introduced to the software tools that you can use to prepare your drone before flying.

This course will be of great interest to anyone who is interested in drones and would like to know how a typical drone is assembled.

Having completed this course you will be able to: - Define common acronyms related to drones. - Describe the common components of a drone. - Explain roll, pitch, yaw and throttle. - Identify the common parts of a drone. - List the steps in the process of preparing motors, electronic speed controllers and the power distribution board. - List the steps of attaching the FPV. - List the steps of the final assembly of a drone. - Discuss steps that should be taken before your first test flight of a drone.

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Course Reviews

Joseph N.
one year ago
Joseph N.

The course is very great and on point

Pushpender S.
one year ago
Pushpender S.

Highly helpful to learn about basics of drones and their construction.

Gerald F.
one year ago
Gerald F.

very good.

Oludare A.
one year ago
Oludare A.

hello, this is a very interesting and useful course, it only require a great deal of concentration to be able to comprehend it really good, then it becomes a part of you.

Nicholas D.
one year ago
Nicholas D.

This course is great... very informative!

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