Introduction to Fixed-Wing Drone Design Free Tutorial Download
What you’ll learn
How to design fixed-wing drones to mission requirements
How to perform basic sizing of the airframe
How to select an appropriate propulsion system
How to do basic airfoil analysis
How to improve the aerodynamic efficiency of your airframe
An understanding of tradeoffs for mission requirements
Access to a computer with a web browser.
Basic background in algebra and some trigonometry.
Understand the definitions of basic aircraft parts.
Now is the best time in history to be involved in aircraft design.
Drones are used for agriculture, search and rescue, package delivery, and will be used for many missions not even thought up yet. Because drones have to be specially designed for each mission, this means that now is the best time in history to be involved in aircraft design. Today we have the best tools and methods and can design aircraft like never before. Come explore the world of aircraft design and get involved in this exciting industry!
You will learn:
- The basics of aircraft design with an emphasis on the drone industry needs and missions
- Sizing for mission requirements
- Propulsion system selection
- Design tradeoffs
- 3D modeling
- Airfoil analysis
- Pointers on detailed aerodynamic design
By taking this course, you’ll see the world of aircraft design differently and have a deeper understanding of the exciting challenges that await in this burgeoning world of drone design.
This course includes:
- 45 Lessons
- Over 2 hours of instruction
- Exercises to get your mind turning
Your instructors, Doug and Sam, love talking about airplanes. They have both been heavily involved in this industry for years.
The industry needs new minds and fresh ideas. Companies are born every day that need the skills this course offers. Don’t wait – be a part of this exiting wave of next-generation aircraft.
Let’s get started!
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who wants to learn how to design fixed wing drones
- Anyone who is curious about aircraft design
- Those who just want to learn something new!