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Build Your Own Quadcopter: Power Up Your Designs with the Parallax Elev-8 by Donald Norris

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CHAPTER 10

Training Tutorial and Performance Checks

Introduction

In the first part of this chapter, I will discuss how you should train to safely operate a quadcopter. I will also recommend various resources that are available to enhance this training. The last part of the chapter concerns quadcopter performance measurements. I discuss the various factors that can either increase or diminish a quadcopter’s operating performance.

Developing Fundamental Quadcopter Piloting Skills

First, I am not suggesting that the only way to fly a quadcopter successfully is to use a training program to develop some pilot skills. However, you have probably invested considerable time, effort, and money in building your quadcopter and probably should want to ...

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