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Drone Racing

Build and fly your own racing drone with a camera and video headset!
Electronics
Coding
Design
Construction
 
 
 
 
 
£590-£1050
✓ 11-17 years
Calendar Icon 5 days
 

Take Home:

Racing Drone with Camera
Transmitter and Video Headset
Custom LED Racing Ring

You Will Learn:

How to Fly a Racing Drone
Drone Building and Tuning
How to Program a Custom LED Flight Hoop

Need to Know:

1:8 Staff-Student Ratio
All Equipment Provided
4 x 1.5 hour Sessions/Day
 

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Do you want the adrenaline rush of a high speed racing experience without even leaving your chair? Come and learn how to become a talented drone pilot and experience the exhilarating sport of drone racing!

With the help of our experienced tutors, build your own drone then practise flying on a realistic virtual simulator using a real transmitter to hone your skills. When you're ready, move onto the real thing and race against your classmates to get the fastest time on the circuit.

As well as flying, learn about how drones work and how to tune their performance. Construct and solder your own custom LED racing ring and learn how to program a microcontroller to control it and create impressive visual effects.

Take everything in the photos home at the end to continue flying!

 
  • Build, tune and learn how to repair your own racing drone
  • Learn how to fly like a pro using our virtual simulators
  • Practice on the real thing to get the fastest time on the circuit
  • Get a first person view with the drone mounted camera and video headset
  • Solder and code your own custom LED racing ring
  • Take home your specialised rugged drone, designed to be flown indoors
  • Suitable for complete beginners, ages 11+
 
 

Course Dates 2018

Sparsholt College, Winchester 8/9 - 12 Apr Residential / Day 11-17 £860 / £590
St Helen & St Katherine, Abingdon 23 - 27 Jul Day 11-17 £670
St Helen & St Katherine, Abingdon 30 Jul - 3 Aug Day 11-17 £670
Sparsholt College, Winchester 29/30 Jul - 3 Aug Residential / Day 11-17 £1050 / £700
Chelsea Academy, London 6 - 10 Aug Day 11-17 £645
Sparsholt College, Winchester 5/6 - 10 Aug Residential / Day 11-17 £1050 / £700
Chelsea Academy, London 13 - 17 Aug Day 11-17 £645
Sparsholt College, Winchester 12/13 - 17 Aug Residential / Day 11-17 £1050 / £700
Sparsholt College, Winchester 19/20 - 24 Aug Residential / Day 11-17 £1050 / £700