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The Droner’s Manual, Second Edition
The incredible advancements in the field of uncrewedaircraft over the last decade have made it possible for almost anyone tobuild and operate their own drone, creating exciting businessopportunities in numerous fields ranging from video production toagriculture. However, many beginners and even more experienced hobbyistsfind these ventures daunting because reliable information forconstruction and programming of uncrewed aircraft is often scatteredacross various sources, and the industry is still establishing standardsfor safe and efficient operation of UAVs.
The Droner’s Manual compiles the most important and relevantknowledge into a guide for both beginner and experienced operators. Withhis expertise as a UAV operator for government, industry, and hobbyuses, author Kevin Jenkins offers step-by-step guidance to build,program, test, and fly multicopter, fixed-wing, and hybrid airframeaircraft for a variety of purposes. This comprehensive manual coversuncrewed system components, aircraft set up, flight controllerfundamentals and failsafe features, the flight-testing process, andflight operations.
The second edition incorporates regulation exceptions forrecreational flying and introduces The Recreational UAS Safety Test(TRUST), as well as offering new and updated information on smartbatteries, solving GPS complications, drone photography, remoteidentification requirements, and the concepts of PID tuning. More than70 illustrations provide detailed schematics and diagrams for theconstruction of complex systems such as first-person view (FPV) andimaging payloads.
You will fly with confidence applying this book’s direction onmission planning, checklists, and safe flight operations. Whether youuse it to build your first unmanned aircraft or as a handy reference inthe field, The Droner’s Manual is essential for drone builders, pilots, and operators.
Page Count: 184
ISBN Number: 978-1-64425-267-3
Dimensions: 7.25 x 9 inches
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Date Published: 2022