Workshop: Drone Making - Build & Fly your Drone

  • Start Date: April 9, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
  • End Date: April 9, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
  • Venue: Makers Asylum, D-11/1, Road No. 21, Opposite Passport Seva Kendra, MIDC, Marol Industrial Area, Andheri (E), Mumbai – 400093

Do you think making/flying drones can be fun?

In fact, the idea of flying surveillance cameras, robotic companions and even unmanned aircraft carrying supplies around the planet is swiftly becoming mainstream. So much that there are rules and regulations being put in place to monitor the high level of activities taking place in the domain.
To get you started with drones, we bring to you this workshop.

Things you'll learn in the workshop:
- Mechanics of flying vehicles
- Hardware of Quadcopter
- Wifi Communication
- The Autopilot
- Pluto PCB
- Contents and diagram
Activities during the workshop:
- Mechanics of flying vehicles
- Frame creation
- Motor Mounting
- Prop balancing
- Auto‐pilot hacking
- Connecting Android phone to the quad
- Flying drone
Materials provided:
Participants will be provided the entire drone kit for the workshop. At the end of the workshop, the students will have the option of returning the drone or keeping it with them for a small additional price. Participants who are interested in keeping the drone that they build during the workshop, can do so by paying Rs. 4,500/- to Drona Aviation.

Age Limit:
15 years and above
About your instructors:
Drona Aviation is a SINE IIT Bombay incubated robotics company started by three IITians with the vision of designing and developing products and providing services in the aerospace domain.
Prasanna Shevare - Cofounder, Drona Aviation
He has an extensive experience in building drones, planes as well as underwater gliders and has won awards in competitions world over. These include International competition for underwater gliders, Madrid, Spain; IMAV, Toulhouse, France and MICAV, DRDO, Bangalore among others.
Dinesh Sain - Cofounder, Drona Aviation
Dinesh is an IIT Bombay alumnus. He graduated with a B. Tech. in Aerospace Engineering in 2014. He has significant experience in building fixed wing planes and RC hovercraft and has won awards in competitions across India.
Apurva Godbole - Cofounder, Drona Aviation
Apurva is an IIT Bombay alumnus who graduated with B. Tech in Civil Engineering in 2008. He heads the business side of Drona Aviation.
Contribution per head:
INR 2000 + Taxes (INR 2300)
Cancellation Policy: Cancellation is valid 48 hours prior to the event. No refund after that.