August 18, 2016 AT 5:00 am

3D Printed Drone Frame Lesson/Lab with the Hubsan X4 #3DThursday #3DPrinting


From nguyenever on Thingiverse:

This project requires a lot of different components, and with the right parts, makes for an incredible learning experience for students in any introduction to robotics/technology/engineering class. Utilizing a custom frame, such as the one in this project from user Islemunda, students can reassemble a new drone from using a 3D printed frame with the electronic components of the Hubsan X4 drone.

Where 3D printing comes in handy with this project is the ability for different student groups to design their projects around different ideas of how to improve the flight capability of their drone, such as increasing/decreasing the thickness of the printed parts or adding additional structural features. If executed correctly, students will walk away from this lesson learning about the basics of electronics, drones, and flight.

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