He Is 17 And Is Building A Drone

David Opateyibo


David is currently heading the development of a drone which is a high breed mix of existing drone components and locally fabricated materials.

He is 17 and a student of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH).

This prototype can fly for about fifteen minutes and according to the Lagos city authorities, can be used for security surveillance if developed effectively.

The drone which can currently fly for about 15 minutes can be used for a lot of things asides aerial surveillance. In an interview, David mentioned that these drones can also be used for aerial photography and videography, or for broadcasting, incidence control or pipeline and power line inspection and in agriculture, to analyse farm produce.

Here’s David talking about the drone himself! Pretty interesting stuff.

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