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Quadcopter Workshop

A quadcopter, also called quadrotor, is a multirotor helicopter that is lifted and propelled by four rotors. Quadcopters are classified as rotorcraft, as opposed to fixed-wing aircraft, because their lift is generated by a set of rotors (vertically oriented propellers). Quadcopters generally use two pairs of identical fixed pitched propellers; two clockwise (CW) and two counterclockwise (CCW). These use independent variation of the speed of each rotor to achieve control. By changing the speed of each rotor it is possible to specifically generate a desired total thrust; to locate for the thrust both laterally and longitudinally; and to create a desired total torque, or turning force.

Basics and Familiarization

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  • The basics of Aerodynamics laws behind flying
  • How to control the multicopters and its basic configurations
  • Selection procedures of motor, esc, prop, battery and flight control board
  • Basics of radio transmitter and receiver
  • Propeller theory
  • Brief discussion on PID gains
  • Fine tuning techniques

Designing and Fabrication

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  • The different configurations of multicopter and their working
  • Identifying the requirements and selection of parts according to that
  • How to assemble the components which includes the structural parts and electronics
  • Programming the Flight control board
  • Arming and self-stability mode check

Flying and activities

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  • Check the direction of rotation of motors
  • Make a test flight and find out the problems
  • Correcting the FCB for perfect tuning
  • Repeat this for optimum performance
  • Enjoy the flying

Flying kit and basic amenities included

Course certificate and prize for various events included