Building Drones 201 Course Overview

Building drones 201 is the last building course in the becoming a drone racer series. This course is for intermediate users who have taken all the previous courses to come a drone racer and will show you everything you need to build & maintain your very own racing drone.  The course will cover how all the individual parts of the drone work & how they work together. We will give you all the tools and techniques needed to confidently build your drone that you will race.  It will also cover all the aspects of managing VTX frequencies and using your FPV googles to the full potential. Once your are done building we will show you how to setup and tune your drones software via your computer. After taking this class you will be ready to start racing drone with our FPV Drone Racing 201 course.

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Included in this course

Get access to our community of Pilots, Teachers & students through our website from your computer, tablet or phone.  You can download our android or IOS app to do live video chatting your teachers.

Course content is constantly updated on our website and we update current news and information related to your courses so you can stay up to date with all the latest news about drones 24/7.

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Get your official Canadian Drone Academy certification after graduating from your classes.   Access all your certificates on your pilot profile online on our website and share it with anyone on the internet.

Get access to your own teacher & mentor via our website or app. Ask questions on the forums,  connect with teachers via live video conference, do screen sharing to get help & interact on a live white board.

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Access all of your courses curriculum, content, videos, photos, forum posts and certifications in your online pilot profile.  You can even add friends, join groups, attend events and post in the community.

Get help when your having trouble with your drone, our teachers will help you find the right answer and fix your problems through our website or our live chat app or even our screen sharing software.

FPV Goggle Specs

Dimension :    148x176x102mm
Screen size :    4.3 inch
Screen resolution :    480x272
Working temperature :    -20℃-80℃
Ultra-lightweight design :    256g
Battery weight :    24g
Antenna :    5.8G 3dB
Power dissipation :    500mA
Frequency channel :    built-in 40CH 5.8GHz

Drone Specifications

- Size: 210mm
- Flight Controller: F3 Beta flight
- VTX: 5.8G 40ch Multi band 250mw
- Motors: 2205 2300
- ESC: 20amp
- Flight time: about 5 minutes
- Battery: 3.7V (1550MAH)
- Receiver: SBUS
- Propellers: 8 x 5045
- Battery strap: CDA Strap
- Camera: 700TVL WDR

Controller Specifications

  • Channels: 6 Channels
  • Model Type: Fixed-wing/Drone/Airplane
  • RF Range: 2.40-2.48GHz
  • Bandwidth: 500KHz
  • Band: 142
  • RF power:less than 20dBm
  • RF.receiver sensitivity:-105dBm
  • 2.4ghz System: AFHDS 2A
  • Code Type: GFSK
  • ANT length: 26mm
  • Weight:6.4g
  • Power:4.0-6.5V
  • Size: 40.4x21.1x7.35mm

Course Curriculum

Lesson 1: 

How does a drone work

  • The different parts
  • How do the parts work
  • How does the drone fly
  • The technology behind drones
  • How the controller works
  • The different modes
  • Understanding trim
  • Flight checklist
  • Safety
  • Canadian rules & regulations

Lesson 2: 

The Basics of flying

  • Mastering throttle
  • holding position
  • Using yaw to rotate
  • Using pitch & roll
  • Flying away from yourself
  • Flying towards yourself
  • Combining Yaw & rolls
  • Flying figure eights
  • Landing & Take off
  • Doing Flips
  • Using the modes

Lesson 3: 

Flying test & exam

  • Throttle control test
  • Yaw control test
  • pitch control test
  • Roll control test
  • Forward flight test
  • Towards flight test
  • Overall flight test
  • Safety test
  • Rules & regulations test.
  • Presentation of the pilot certificate


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