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Mastering BeagleBone Robotics by Richard Grimmett

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Chapter 10. A Quadcopter

You've built robots that can roll, walk, sail, and even go under the water. In this chapter, you'll build a robot that can fly. This project will guide you through the process of creating your own quadcopter based on the BeagleBone Black.

In this chapter, we will learn the following:

  • Building a quadcopter
  • Connecting the BeagleBone Black to the quadcopter
  • Controlling the quadcopter using the BeagleBone Black

Basics of quadcopter flight

Now you'll build robots that can fly by relying on the BeagleBone Black to control their flight. There are several possible ways to incorporate the BeagleBone Black into a flying robotic project; in this case, a quadcopter.

Quadcopters are unique flying platforms that have become popular in the ...

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