In this project I will design a mini quad copter from the ground up, includinig unique body, speacielly design flight cotroller based on Arduino Due, with custom hardware and software.
Designing and building mini quadcopter (with 3D printing & laser cutting).
Designing flight controller with interchangeable sensors for various applications (based on Arduino Due).
Programming unique flight controller software for any project like that (with custom hardware and features) for autonomous missions. currently as a sentinel (more details to come) but can be expanded to any assignment.
So I am having a bit problems with the othermill machine, I can mill my pcb only with 1/100" bit, which I dont have and is too small, moreover, my hardware delivery is delayed. In the meantime I wrote few libraries for the sensors that I could not find online, and I have tested most of them with my Arduino Due. Also I have inserted all the telemetry to my 3d model, and I have designed new landing gear, I hope next week I could make some more significant progress.
I have started to design all the components into a PCB with all the sensors tha i could of think of that will be usefull. I am going to mill in using the othermill so i had to make the wires spread apart, the red wires will be connected manually since i have only one sided PCB's.
** I would love to hear you thoughts, if you have any ideas for new sensors or any suggestion please let me know. (all the component are listed in the project page).
I have designed the flight controller and the electronic hood. As I am still waiting for some hardware to arrive, I will stop the body modelling here until they will arrive so I would be able the finalize it. Until then I will start designing the flight controller, and the all the electronic.