Our Newbies Book for Quadcopter/Drone Beginners is free on Sept. 5 and 6, 2015
Click this link or the links below!
The book is available at the link below:
The book is written for those starting out in this hobby. Beginners are likely to save a LOT of time, money and frustration by digesting the material presented. Here is a guide to the subjects discussed:
What’s it all about? – Why would YOU want to fly a Drone? – Use of Terms and Basic Definitions
Basics of Operation
It’s Electric! – Aerodynamics of Quadcopters – Like a Human (or robot) – A Short History of Unmanned Flight
Buying a Quadcopter
Choose your Interest – Micros v. Minis v. Full Size – Starting with Simulators – What is this Hobby going to cost? – Which exact model to buy first? – About Returns and Refunds – Your Flying Grounds – Brand Names and Models – What about the Parrot AR Drone ? – 3-Axis vs. 6-Axis Stability – Spare Parts
Preparing to Fly – Becoming Familiar with your Transmitter – Booting up your Drone – Testing your Quadcopter – tech info for pilots and nerds – The Next Steps – Landing your Drone – first modifications – Trimming your Quadcopter – Flying Patterns – Do you have the “Right Stuff”? – More Tips for Beginners – Graduation Day
DIY Drone Repair and Upkeep – Graduation Day – A Primer on Aerial Photography and Video – Programmable R/C Transmitters
Your Next Quad
Choices – Larger Quads are more modular – Telemetry – The AR Drone – DJI Phantom – A Short Course on Drone Batteries
Drone Troubleshooting – Glossary – Links – List of Manufacturers
If you are just getting started, this book will be a great investment. If you are already grounded in the sport, this is a link you will want to give to your friends and family who have interest in joining the pursuit.
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