Understanding Drones – 1 day Hands-on Workshop

Understanding Drones - 1 day Hands-on Workshop

We haven’t had a drone workshop in a while! Join us on Sunday 9th September 2018 for a 1-day action packed session on “Understanding Drones — 1-day hands-on workshop”. In addition to assembling RC Drones, we will be showcasing and demoing Autonomous Drone technology and go into details on how to go about taking your drone building skills to the next level!

COST:
–> INR 2000/- per person if registering by EOD 02/09/18
–> INR 2500/- per person if registering between 03/09/18 – 08/09/18
–> INR 3000/- per person if registering on the spot on 09/09/18
** Please register as early as possible to avail discounts!!

AGENDA
10.00 – 10.15: Welcome, Tea and Coffee and About Makespace
10.15 – 10.30: Participant Intros, Introduction to Drone Workshop
10.30 – 12.00: Drone Components and Multirotor Basics
–> Constituents and Composition of a Drone
–> Working principles of each Multirotor component
12.00 – 13.00: Drone Types and Showcase
–> Explanation of different kinds of Drone (Multirotor, Fixed Wing, Hybrid, Industrial, etc)
–> Showcase and Demo of Drone types (Quadcopter, Hexacopter, FPV Racing Drone, Cargo Drone and more)
13.00 – 14.00: Lunch Break (on your own)
14.00 – 15.30: DRONE ASSEMBLY STAGE 1
–> Payloads, Thrust, Electrical Power Calculations
–> Integration of Brushless Motors
–> Propeller Balancing and Sizing
15.30 – 16.30: Overview of Software Platforms that control Drones
–> Controllers, Calibration, GPS Settings and Lift Off procedures
16.30 – 17.30: DRONE ASSEMBLY STAGE 2
–> Syncing Flight Controllers with Radio Controllers
–> Battery Performance and calculating Flight Time
–> Lift Off! (and Happy Landings 😉
17.30 – 18.00: Workshop Wrap-up and Conclusions
–> Recent Trends in Drone Applications as implemented in India
–> Rules and Regulations of Drone Use in India
–> Detailed Q&A with Instructors and Mentors

NOTES:
+ Please bring your own personal laptop and charger to take full advantage of the design and engineering aspects of the workshop
+ Participants will be put into small groups during the actual build and programme discussion depending on total number of participants in the event.
+ Drone parts, accessories and tools will be provided by the organizers to participants to use and experiment with for the duration of this 1-day workshop, and must be returned without damage or destruction at the end of the event.
+ All participants MUST pre-register for this workshop via this instamojo payment URL mentioned in order to secure their place.
–> If registering by EOD Sun 2nd Sept: INR 2000/- per person
–> if registering between 3rd Sept – 8th Sept: INR 2500/- per person
–> if registering on spot on 9th Sept (at Workshop): INR 3000/- person
+ Participants are free to bring their own drone parts or personal/DIY drone (if they possess any) for an exclusive show and tell during the workshop
+ Student/Participant Certificates will be provided upon request after successful registration for the event, has been carried out
+ Any Questions? Please contact Kavita Arora at

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