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WKSCH011: Introduction to Drones
Class Number 1158-51595

This introductory and informative workshop starts out in the classroom and covers the history, evolution, and many applications of drones. See how drone technology is impacting society today. Learn the major components of a multi-rotor drone and how it operates, including the rules of safe flight and how to be a responsible user. Teams of students assemble a multi-rotor quadcopter which the instructor uses to perform a flight demonstration. Each student gets to try their hand at flying on a flight simulator. After class, everyone will have the option to purchase a Syma X1 Quadcopter to take home ($40).

TechShop Location: TechShop Chandler
Room / Area: Hub
Instructor: Jon Burgoyne
Class Date: Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Class Length: 3 Hours
Member Price: $75.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.
Non-member Price: $90.00
Lab Fee: None
Age Range: 12 and Up (Contact the store to register students under 13.)
Must Attend with Parent: 12 and Up
Min. Students: 2
Max Students: 8
Current Students: 2
Seats Left: 6

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