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Building Multicopter Video Drones by Ty Audronis

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Chapter 4. Assembling Your Drone

So we've got a handle on how multicopters work and we've got our components. Now, let's see how they all fit together and how we can program our multicopter for flight. The exact tools you'll need vary from system to system. But a general rule would be a full set of both metric and US Allen wrenches, a setup for soldering, some red and black power wire, needle-nose pliers, a set of jeweler's screwdrivers, standard and Phillips screwdrivers, CA glue, and kicker. All of these items should be readily available at your local hobby store. You should also have some experience with soldering, and a modicum of a mechanical inclination. If not … bribe a friend with these traits to help you. Let's get started.

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