Past Meetup

Quadcopter Build Weekend!

Hosted by Plano's Makerspace

Public group

This Meetup is past

7 people went - Plano's Makerspace

1915 N Central Expy Ste 370 · Plano, TX

How to find us

At 75 and Park behind Fishmongers, and next door to Coffee Del Rey

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Learn to build your very own multi-rotor drone! In this class you will learn all of the tips, tools, and tricks to build, fly, and maintain your own Quadcopter. You will construct a multi-rotor from the ground up, and discover the individual functionality of drone systems and flight.

This class provides the knowledge needed to own and repair an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, including hands on flying, testing, and tutorials. Flight maneuvers and safety, also covered.

This list of items from Amazon includes all the parts and tools needed to construct and fly a 450 sized quadracopter, and all the items are available for 2 day Amazon Prime shipping. Just purchase the parts and tools, then bring them with you to the class. We'll help walk you through the build!

At the time of this posting, the entire parts list comes to a total of $430.84. (Now $439.84)

This is a two day class. It will run from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM on Saturday, and it will pick back up again at the same time on Sunday.

There will be room for 8 quadcopter builds. There will be some room for helpers and observers.

• Hausbell 9450 Self-tightening Propellers for Phantom 3 (3 pairs) (

• Dynamite Machined Hex Driver Metric Set Red (

• Jrelecs® Xt60 Charging Cable with Banana Plugs for DJI Phantom Battery 2pcs (

• Floureon 2 Packs 3S 11.1V 2200mAh 25C RC Rechargeable Lipo Battery XT60 Plug for DJI Phantom FC40 Spare Walkera E22RC Quadcopter Drone and FPV (4.13 x 1.37 x 0.98 Inch) (

• Genuine SKYRC iMAX B6 Mini Dual Power 6Amps 60WattsProfessional RC Balancing Battery Charger & Discharger (Version RCLITE) w/ Micro USB Port For RC Lipo Battery Cherge, Temperature Port (

• Spektrum DX6 Transmitter System MD2 with AR610 Receiver (

• GoolRC Acro Afro Naze32 NAZER 32 10DOF Flight Controller with Barometer and Compass (

• WOAFLY[masked]kv Brushless Motor(CW/CCW)-4 Pcs For DJI Phantom F330 F450 F550 X525 (

• DIYmall Simonk 30A FIRMWARE Brushless ESC Set with 3A/5V BEC for DJI450 RC Quadcopter Multi-copter APM2(4 PCS) (

• YoCoo® 4-Axis F450 RC QuadCopter Multirotor Airframe FlameWheel Rack Kit RC Airplane Building Kit for KK MK MWC (Black + Red)

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