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by-Step Guide to Designing, Constructing, and Flying Your Very Own Drone
by Barry Davies, BEM

BUILD A DRONE: A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing, Constructing, and Flying Your Very Own Drone by Barry Davies, BEM

Skyhorse * 224 pages

Within the last couple of years, the usage of drones in both the public and private (military) sector has exploded. The brilliant new Helen Mirren/Alan Rickman movie, “Eye in the Sky” is all about drone warfare. Amazon is perfecting drone-delivery technology. People are talking about drones, building drones, and something most people didn’t know about a few years ago is now part of our everyday vernacular. I have had SO many requests for a drone book that I’m happy to be able to send this along.

These are sample spreads, but perfectly representative of the book and, I think, enough to decide on. I’ll have a complete PDF sometime this month.

BUILD A DRONE not only teaches the reader how to build their very own drone, but also explains their history in the military and the impact they will have—and are starting to have—on our everyday lives.

Author Barry Davies has built drones for DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) and AAI (one of America’s largest drone manufacturers), as well as six experimental ones for MIT. He not only understands their use in the world, but knows everything there is to know about how they can be created and handled.

Explained in simple terms with full-color step-by-step directions, Davies will explain how to build your very own drone modeled on ones created specifically for this book.

Whether you plan on using drones for recreation or a more serious purpose (from search & rescue, to farming, to scanning construction work on a high-rise buildings), BUILD A DRONE will make sure that you not only understand how to construct a drone, but the proper and safe ways to maintain and handle it.

Barry Davies, BEM spent eighteen years in the British Special Air Service serving around the globe. He participated in the storming of the hijacked Lufthansa plane at Mogadishu in 1977 and was awarded the British Empire Medal. He is also the author of Soldier of Fortune Guide to How to Become a Mercenary, Soldier of Fortune Guide to How to Disappear and Never Be Found, The SAS Self-Defense Handbook, and Modern Survival.