Designing a new Drone — Part 1


The Nexgen team have decided to design their own drone! The idea is that it can be used for school incursion courses with a duration of 1–3 days.

Figure 1. The Nexgen Drone Prototype — partially assembled.

With this in mind, we have come up with the following criteria for our drone:

  • The drone should be able to be constructed by students using a 3D printed airframe and a kit of parts provided by Nexgen.



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David Such

David Such


Reefwing Software · Embedded Systems Engineer · iOS & Android Development · Robotics · Drones · Arduino · Raspberry Pi · Flight Control