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Turn Anything Into a Drone With a 3D printer and This DIY Tutorial

If your keyboard or bicycle wheel has not experienced the joy of flying, you should check out this 3D printed kit, Drone it Yourself. The kit is a set of 3D printable STL files and it can turn small everyday objects into a simple UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) – perfect for a weekend project. The files are modifiable, so you can redesign it and print a legion of drone kits for personal aerial acrobatics right in your own backyard.

The DIY (Drone It Yourself) v1.0 kit offers you the opportunity to turn any object into a drone*, simply by attaching four motors and a control unit – no technical know-how needed. The kit consists of multiple parts that are easy to assemble and can be attached to a wide range of different objects.

For more advanced uses, you can take the original designs and alter the kit by making your own custom clamps or add-ons as needed.

 

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