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PART 05 BODY PANELS

PART 05: BODY PANELS

BUILD HOPPER
Step 1: Bottom Body Panel Installation

  • Use [4] screws to attach the bottom body panel to the airframe

  • Make sure the PCB is lined up properly under the panel


    Note: If screws were used in the previous step to hold the PCB in place, make sure to remove before installing the panel 


    Note: You may find it useful to position your gimballed camera lens at a 45° angle (forward facing) to allow for easier movement




Step 2: Inner Front Body Panel Installation

  • Use [2] screws to attach the inner front body panel [BLACK] to the airframe


    Note: There are [4] screw holes; The bottom two will be used for this step



Step 3: Top Body Panel Installation

  • Use [3] screws to attach the top body panel [GRAY] to the airframe



Step 4: Outer Front Body Panel Installation

  • Use [2] screws to attach the outer front body panel [GREEN] to the airframe



Airfoil

A body (such as an airplane wing or propeller blade) designed to provide a desired reaction force when in motion relative to the surrounding air

Airframe

The Airframe is the main body of the drone that every other component attaches to

Anti-Clockwise [A]

Anti-Clockwise (or Counter Clockwise) [A] motion is one that proceeds in the opposite direction as a clock's hands

Battery

Energy source used to supply power to the drone

Clockwise [C]

Clockwise [C] motion is one that proceeds in the same direction as a clock's hands

Firmware

Firmware is permanent software programmed into a read-only memory

Gimbal

The mechanism that allows for different position of the camera on the drone

Micro-USB

a miniaturized version of the Universal Serial Bus interface which enables the direct charging of the drone's battery

Motor

A motor is powered by electricity that supplies motive power for moving parts

PCB

A Printed Circuit Board is a board design with a base board and copper traces to maintain connectivity between electronic components such as LED's, integrated circuits, and resistors for your devices

Propeller Twist

A differece in angle between the blade at its tip, and at the point where it meets the propller hub

Propellers

Mechanical device for propelling an aircraft or boat, consisting of a revolving shaft with two or more broad, angled blades attached to it

INTRODUCTION

COMPONENTS

HOPPER BUILD OVERVIEW

PART 01: UNBOXING

PART 02: INSTALLING THE MOTORS

PART 03: PCB [PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD]

PART 04: ATTACHING MOTORS TO PCB

PART 05: BODY PANELS

PART 06: PROPELLERS & PROP GUARDS

PART 07: BATTERY & BATTERY CHARGER

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