Build your own quadcopter – 10 May 2014

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ZARCDEV is planning a “Build your own quadcopter” course on the 10th of May 2014 at House4Hack.

Included in the course is the following:

  • Background and some theory of flight
  • What makes it fly and what stops it from flying (the latter is quite important!)
  • How to fly safely and grow the sport (don’t be a dork!)
  • The components of the quadcopter and how they fit together
  • Some soldering basics
  • Step-by-step building the quadcopter
  • Pre-flight
  • Your first flight
  • 1 free flying lesson (learn with a toy copter before you check the cat’s 9 lives)


The course is supplied with a kit, which will include:

  • Frame with power distribution board
  • 4 x brushless motors
  • 4 x 30A ESC’s
  • 4 x Propellors
  • 4 x Legs
  • DJI Naza v2 flight controller
  • Aurora 9 Transmitter and Optima 9 Receiver
  • 3300 mAh battery

The cost is R12 000 and includes a free flying lesson and pizza on the day!

If you have any questions, please phone Schalk at 082 777 7098 or Arnold at 083 410 2907

If you are interested please complete the form below:

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    schalk dot heunis at gmail dot com

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    guy dot vandenberg at microsmart dot co dot za

  • Toby
    http://tobykurien.com

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