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Build a QuadCopter Dad & Lad Workshop

Postby GarethRens » Sat Oct 06, 2012 1:40 am

While chatting to Kevin Perkins today, he came up with a great idea!

Being a Dad he suggested I host a Dad and Lads day with regards to multirotors.
The idea is get a bunch of Dads and their sons (or anyone for that matter) together and build a small quadcopter from scratch with them. All the way from soldering up the ESCS to finally attaching a camera and flying it. Perhaps even letting them try flying it themselves (a buddy box might be a good idea ;)

This workshop would be great for people that are interested in the hobby but dont know where to go or where to start.

We could host it in a park somewhere in Johannesburg. Make a day of it! :)

What do you guys think?

P.S. Thanks Kev for the idea!
We sell all kinds of stuff, including multi-rotor UAV/Drones :ugeek:
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Re: Build a QuadCopter Dad & Lad Workshop

Postby scanman » Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:21 pm

i frequently do Dad and Lad crash-and-dash, followed by a 7 day rebuild by dad.
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Re: Build a QuadCopter Dad & Lad Workshop

Postby Reynier » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:33 am

wow this post is soo old? I love the ide but location. Durban. The Lads dont care much about building they just wany yo flay and we find, recover and repair but that is all ok...
Love it if the lads get involved.
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