What? Flying is easier - much fewer obstacles as long as you skip the taking off and landing :)
How bout starting low to the ground first? Hovecraft might be easier to start with
What other robots or helicopters have you made?
(Point being; Start making something that works, and then improve)
Look what i got. going to work on some basic stuff first like.. can this read the gyro already built in.. add some tilt sensors . one 2 axis Tilt sensor and one accelorometer. see where it goes. i still want to have complete control with the radio it came with in the event of a problem which the existing eletronics come with an extra un-used channel that can be the Robo-mode on/off. i've done some testing and it can very easily lift another 100 grams.
I'll be watching this one closely. I have a Dragonfly I'm busting to take apart.
NB - don't listen to the naysayers below. They probably would have had the Wright Brothers burned at the stake for their witchcraft and trickery...
(Wear safety goggles .. at least for the first test flight)
:D So much destruction from a variable overflow, division by zero, or a > that should have been a <