I've been researching building my own quadcopter for ages now. There are lots of people out there making them and there is also a handful of different open source projects that allow for fully autonomous GPS guided solutions. (Aeroquad,ArduCopter) This is my ultimate aim, to create something I can program to go here and there and let it do its thing. Its going to be a while until I get to that point but I've ordered my first batch of parts from ebay. They are coming from china so fingers crossed they make it in one piece.
Here is a really neat example of what they can do.
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