Congratulations on being a new drone pilot! We all understand the excitement of getting a new drone. But don’t rush into flying just yet! It’s relatively straightforward to take off, but do you know every button’s function or have a good understanding of how your drone reacts to the remote controller? Before you head out and get it in the air, you should know your drone well. As it’s the best way to prevent crashes and flyaways. Furthermore, it’s being responsible for the safety of yourself, others, and your drone.
How to Fly a Drone: Beginner’s Guide
Here, we’ve summarized fifteen tips to assist first-time drone pilots for their air adventures.
15 Tips for beginner pilots.
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1. READ THE MANUAL
You can find user manual and safety guide on your drone official site.We recommend that you read user manual and watch all videos before you fly. Be familiar with the drone controls and apps.
2. PRACTICE WITHE FLIGHT SIMULATOR
Learn how to use basic flying controls and intelligent flight modes via flight simulators. Familiarize with the controller inputs and learn how to stay oriented with the controls.
3. AVOID OBSTACLES
Be aware that the flight speed and lighting conditions may effect the obstacle avoidance system’s performance .
Do not overly rely on the obstacle avoidance. Thin ropes, telephone lines,transparent objects, etc are hard to detect. Thus you should be hyper -aware of the flight environment and make smart decision about when and where to fly the drone.
4. AVOID ANIMALS
The ultrasound sent out by drone can cause unease among animals.Also,keep your drone away from birds to prevent bird strikes.
5. DO NOT PRACTICE AROUND PEOPLE
Flying a drone may draw attention from people and it can be distracting. Avoid flying near crowds to reduce the risk of accident. Find a open safe area to fly your drone safely.
6. CALIBRATION AND PREF-LIGHT CHECK
calibrating the compass before a flight is essential for safety. Also do not forget to charge the battery fully and and check if the propellers are correctly installed.
7. SET RETURN TO HOME (RTH) ALTITUDE
In RTH mode your drone will fly back to the preset altitude and then return to the home point automatically. It is always better to the RTH altitude before you take off. This will ensure that your drone won’t fly in to any obstacle on the way back. Please check the available option.
8. CHECK GPS SIGNAL
9. HOVER BEFORE HEADING OUT
10. USE BEGINNER MODE TO PRACTICE
11. KNOW HOW RETURN TO HOME (RTH) ALTITUDE WORKS
12. CHECK THE WEATHER CONDITION
13. PAY ATTENTION TO THE BATTERY STATUS
14. DO NOT FLY AGGRESSIVELY
15. DO NOT FLY IN REVERSE