Building a drone from scratch

Hello everyone !
I am currently working on a project. My preliminary objective is to develop a fully autonomous drone. After doing a survey I have made this list for my project,

  1. Frame - DJI Flamewheel F450
  2. Motors: Turnigy Multistar 2216-800Kv 14Pole Multi-Rotor Outrunner V2
  3. ESC: DJI TAKYON Z420 ESC (2S-4S)
  4. 10x4.7SF-B4 Propeller
  5. Venom Group 3S 5100mAh LiPo Battery with XT60 Connector for 3DR Iris+ Quadcopter (11.1V)
  6. Pixhawk 4 with GPS module (Note that I am not ordering the power module since Pixhawk 4 comes with it’s power management board)
  7. RC: FrSky X9D with X8R digital telem (one suggested on px4 user guide)
    I wanted to receive some guidance regarding this list before I ordered these components.

Thank you very much for your time and patience !

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Hey there, the components are there. Except anything that would make your copter “fully autonomous”.

By fully autonomous, I expect at least collision avoidance. For this, you would need either the Intel 415/435 stereo camera or the Zed Camera, preferring the Zed as it provide positionning on top.

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Thank you very much @AlexisTM ! I will take that into account. :slight_smile: