To build and operate a fixed wing, free flight drone for surveillance or photography.
Current Task in Progress
- Drone yet to enter Drawing Board.
- Designing Transceiver sub systems using ZigBee, for transmitting and receiving data over a large distance.
- Finalise the drone design.
- Build a drone and test it at different conditions.
- Integrate transceiver electronics into the drone and couple with a smartphone, for live video feed.
- Enjoy flying atop the best places in the world for a bird’s view.
Where I Need the Most Help
- Designing the Flaps, Elevators and Rudders and controlling them.
- 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.