4. Case 01: Hovering at A Defined Altitude

4.1. Introduction

  • Program to make the micro:bit Drone:bit Kit take off and hover for 10 seconds, then it lands to the ground.

4.3. Picture


4.4. Software Programming

Click “Advanced” in the MakeCode drawer to see more choices.


For programming, we need to add a package: click “Extensions” at the bottom of the MakeCode drawer and search with “https://github.com/elecfreaks/pxt-Dronebit” in the dialogue box to download it.


Notice: If you met a tip indicating that some codebases would be deleted due to incompatibility, you may continue as the tips say or create a new project in the menu.

4.5. Program


Notice: It is suggested to pause for 2 seconds or longer after triggering the take-off command to make sure the operator run away from the drones in case of any hurting accidents.

Link: https://makecode.microbit.org/_cu82jPKtwa2E

You can also download it directly:

4.6. Result

  • The micro:bit Drone:bit Kit takes off and hovers for 10 seconds, then it lands to the ground.

4.7. FAQ

Notice: For better locating of the drones, a complicated groud is prefered. If the groud is in single color, the drones might not locate them well.