Right about now, thousands of Star Wars geeks are leaving their parents basement and heading out to buy a drone of their own. Drone enthusiast Oliver C has set the Internet on fire with videos of his quadcopter, which he fitted with a homemade body to make it look like the Millennium Falcon.
Olivier posted step-by-step instructions on Reddit on how to make this “bucket of bolts.” Olivier started with a custom drone body, and then cut the basic shape of the falcon from expanded polystyrene insulation foam. After making sure the frame fit over the drone without rotors thwacking into it, Olivier set about to detail the body. Olivier says that it only cost 10€ to buy the foam planks that make up the “skin” and 12€ for front and rear LED lights. He used paint lying around the house to fancy it up a bit.
Check out these videos he uploaded to YouTube:
Pretty sweet, right? If I ever get a drone, I might just have to do something like this myself! 🙂