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Surveillance Drone

To build and operate a small drone for the sole purpose of surveillance or photography

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A battery operated drone weighing less than 1kg fixed with a camera. Real time live video on a tab, smartphone or even a computer.

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Project Overview

To build and operate a fixed wing, free flight drone for surveillance or photography.

Current Task in Progress

  1. Drone yet to enter Drawing Board.
  2. Designing Transceiver sub systems using ZigBee, for transmitting and receiving data over a large distance.

Project Steps

  1. Finalise the drone design.
  2. Build a drone and test it at different conditions.
  3. Integrate transceiver electronics into the drone and couple with a smartphone, for live video feed.
  4. Enjoy flying atop the best places in the world for a bird’s view.

Where I Need the Most Help

  1. Designing the Flaps, Elevators and Rudders and controlling them.
  2. Ideas for the live video feed, suggestions for the easiest way to integrate with a smartphone.

Why I’m Passionate About This Project

The Himalayas, where I often go is a mesmerising place. I have always seen places which aren’t accessible. I wish to make sure this drone captures the natural beauty which lies beyond.

PROJECT OUTLINE & PROGRESS

Team Micro-Checklist

  • (1) Model a drone and build it with regular construction materials. I need help with respect to what materials to be used.

  • [] (2) Controlling the control surfaces of the drone.

  • (3) Drone flight test

  • (4) Basic RF based controller.

  • (5) Integration of all the above to complete the project
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