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Flying a Drone with Windows 10 and an Xbox Controller

WARNING: To avoid personal injury or damage to objects around you, I would suggest flying drones in outdoor open areas, preferably in an open field with little to no wind. It goes without saying that you should not fly drones in restricted areas, or record video/pictures of others without their consent.

Introduction

I recently started playing around with an AR Drone 2.0 by Parrot. There is a companion app available on iOS, Android and Windows 8. But I really wanted to use my Xbox controller for better control, and also tweak the app to make improvements and add functionality.

 

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