Introduction to Drones
Learn important aspects of drone technology, including the basic structure of drones and how drones are built.
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Have you ever wondered how to make a drone? This drone course will clearly teach you the steps that you need to take before flying a drone. It begins with an introduction to the software tools that you can use to launch a drone successfully and safely. Once you learn the drone basics, you can confidently join other drone enthusiasts and fly your own drone for profit or for fun.
This drone course will also teach you the steps in building a Rush 4 drone for the first time. Here, you will be given a full run-through of the process of preparing the motors, electronic speed controllers, and power distribution board. You will then be shown how the first-person view is attached in order to film while you fly the drone. The course then overviews the process for the final assembly of a drone.
If you want to enter the world of drone technology, this is the course for you. With our clear and easy to follow lessons, you will be confidently making your first drone flight in no time at all. And who knows, your hobby might just turn into a profession that can earn you an extra living! So, start the course now and get ready to take off!Start Course Now
Module 1: Introduction to Drones
Module 3: Before Your First Flight
Before Your First Flight - Part 1
Before Your First Flight - Part 2
Module 4: Introduction to Drones Assessment
Module 2: Building a Drone
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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A drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle that is remotely controlled through software-controlled flight plans embedded in its systems. It works in conjunction with an onboard sensor and GPS. Alison's free online drone training courses will teach you the components of this unmanned aircraft. You will also learn how it can fly autonomously.
Each of the online drone courses on Alison are free, as are all of Alison's online courses. Alison's learners do not have to pay anything to take these courses unless they want a digital or physical copy of the course certificate.