Simple Miniature Racing Drone for STEM / STEAM Learning

TIME REMAINING: 4 days, 19 hours
Description:
We have a few STEM / STEAM (science and tech courses for kids) programs we are designing for, including a miniature radio controlled racing drone. They should run off of a single rechargeable A or AA battery or rechargeable easily found (commonly available) battery. Need designs for the computer controllers (Arduino or similar), software, simple radio remote control and system, electric motor systems, and drive systems engineered. We have the basic frame shape. We are looking for simple, field serviceable designs that kids can take apart and put together and use to learn these technologies.
Just like everyone, we want it ASAP.
Wants:
Size; Body about 8-10 CM, 3-4 inches long. Motor struts can project out from this shape.
Shape; Based on our logo shape, attached as a JPG. Two basic plates (upper and lower plates) can be 3D printed or cut from carbon fiber sheets.
Battery; A single A (7 hao) or AA (5 hao) rechargeable, or other commonly available battery.
Drone; 4 rotors, attachable prop guard, stable flight characteristics (so will need sensors and feedback system to dampen instability).
Basic flight commands and control characteristics;
1 - Take off slowly to 1 meter high by simple radio control button.
2 - Land slowly straight down by simple radio control button.
3 - Forward and back by simple radio control.
4 - Turn left and turn right by simple radio control.
5 - Up and down by simple radio control.
6 - Alternatively, can be controlled by mobile phone.
7 - Up to 4 racers can race at a time controlled by different locked radio channels. Better to have a physical hardware switch to lock drones so they can’t be interfered with in flight.
8 - Does not have to be the fastest drone, ease of handling is preferred. This may be the first learning or training drone many kids touch.
9 - We will launch an additional contest to put a 720p camera with recording for FPV flying on this later. This design is a basic line of sight training racer.
Don't Wants:
Cutesy little talking toy.
This is a fun but serious learning platform, not a novelty product.
We want kids to learn about software, radio control, electric motors and drive control systems plus aeronautics and flying skills for electric drones. We will also teach them good sportsmanship as we compete with the final products.
Ask for Sample:
If you can produce a working sample, we will pay for it at a reasonable cost.
Software:
  1. Simple open source is fine.

Entries

#4 AirShark02 by Jh Vargas
Please watch my model in:
https://skfb.ly/6C8WI
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Oct 16, 2018 17:07
#3 Racing Drone by Mahbub
Concept design. Contact for more details. Thanks
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Oct 16, 2018 14:53
#2 AirShark by Jh Vargas
Hi I make a little sketch, I think in aerodinamyc.
Can view 3d model in my profile of SketchFab
https://skfb.ly/6C8KJ
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Oct 16, 2018 14:14
#1 Drone Bill of Materials by Lyle
A simple shopping list so that you can put kits together for the kids. I didn't provide a rendering because the design will change as the components change. That being said, what I've spec'd out for you is going to be a really serviceable little drone. It's about as simple and kid-friendly as something this complicated can be.
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Oct 15, 2018 7:50

Discussion

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:09:47 +0000
Make it prepaid plz.

Lyle

Designer

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 03:16:21 +0000
Can you please rate the entries that have already been submitted? I'd be happy to make revisions as soon as I get feedback, and I'm sure my fellow designers would be as well.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:39:45 +0000
Payment pending ?
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 06:38:31 +0000
kindly Upload examples for design
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:39:36 +0000
YOU NEED DESIGN OR WORKING MODEL

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