Are you ready to fly a drone?
Table of Contents
- 1 Are you ready to fly a drone?
- 1.1 1. Check the Parts before Flying a Drone
- 1.2 2. Easy Controlling to Be Perfect In Flying
- 1.3 3. GPS Mode for Beginners
- 1.4 4. Master the Drone with the Camera
- 1.5 5. Turn off the Throttle Quick
- 1.6 6. Be Careful Flying on the Windy Days
- 1.7 7. Keep Spares on Hand Available
- 1.8 8. Proper Plan for Filming shoot
- 1.9 9. Follow Rules and Regulation to fly safely
- 1.10 10. Practice and Practice in a large area
Flying a drone is a great charming game and nowadays, the drones are most demandable gadgets for fun and for professional purposes that you can use to share your Pictures/photos and videos on social media. But there are lots of things to know before flying a drone in a proper way without caused any damages. Today I will discuss 10 essential tips that you must need to put in your mind before the flight, especially for beginners. Learn tips and apply over the flying to get experience and boost your practice to participate drone racing game.
1. Check the Parts before Flying a Drone
After purchasing a drone, suppose you are ready to fly it. But before hitting on any stick you need to check out every spear part of the drone that; is it working properly or not. Whether you are flying the first time or you’ve got more experience. Like a pro pilot, you should check out Batteries, Gimbal, Camera, Screws, Memory Card and Propellers Guard. Is everything fine? Then you can go for flying. Checking before flying will help you to save your drone from any minor crashes.
2. Easy Controlling to Be Perfect In Flying
Easy controlling of the quadcopter will help you to early success in drone piloting. Start with the basics like your left stick is throttle up/down and your right stick mainly for pitching up and down. Learn each movement’s meaning and, what it looks like. Start by focusing on just throttle and gradually mix with new elements once at a time. If you find it very helpful as a good guide, then you can print it out.
3. GPS Mode for Beginners
If you are beginner drone player that you should read out while in a GPS mode about how it works. Many expensive models of drones are available in the consumer market with GPS system. This mode is used to know where the quadcopter is located or fallen down. This is a great feature for a spontaneous flight to take aerial photos and videos based on a specific location. If you really want to find out the location on the map then GPS mode help you a lot. So as a beginner drone player you should keep this in mind first.
4. Master the Drone with the Camera
Before starting the flight, learn first to control the drone as simple. Before the flight, you should check out drone’s camera that is connected properly to take your desired shoots. Drone’s flying time is limited that’s why you need to make a plan before flying if you want to have some photo shoots or videos to share with your friends and family through social media.
5. Turn off the Throttle Quick
Whether you’re a newcomer or a pro pilot it does not matter but crashing is inevitable. One good way to avoid damages to your drone that is consciousness about the environment, if it is windy weather then you should know how to take off throttle immediately. This stops the rotors from rotating, preventing from further damage. Practice this maneuver properly and ensuring that you can react quickly enough to minimize potential harm.
6. Be Careful Flying on the Windy Days
Windy days are the most disturbing situation to fly quadcopter out and in. Windy days are so harder to fly the drone with its stability and its accuracy. Windy weather affects the sensor to work properly that’s reason check the forecasting about the weather then take off your flight without delay by the help of Return to Home button. In this case propellers and guards help the drone to protect from any other minor injuries near walls or any other obstacles when you are flying on a windy day.
7. Keep Spares on Hand Available
As I mentioned above, minor crashes are inevitability, even for an experienced pilot. It’s important to keep spare parts ready on hands so that you can repair in the field to continue with your planned activities if any obstacles occur during the flight. It’s also helpful to keep a backup of the memory card and its battery so that you can change or replace while you are working on taking professional photos and videos or other your desired footages. If you have backup necessary equipment you would be helpful by the way of replacement.
8. Proper Plan for Filming shoot
Make sure about you plan what you want to do and about your route and shots before flying the drone on the sky. Survey the area where you’ll be filming on foot and get plan sequence based on the environment, your abilities and equipment. Drones are having a very limited flying time. So you have to shoot quickly within a short time of the frame.
9. Follow Rules and Regulation to fly safely
You should always read out drone’s flying rules and its regulation for your area before the flight. Because different countries, cities, and areas having their different rules and regulations for flying any quadcopter. It’s important to know that you should follow some rules to prevent injuries or other legal problems. For an example, many countries don’t allow flying the drone above airports, above a certain elevation, over populated areas. As well as you should also try to follow rules on the books and avoid actions that are harmful to others like flying over crowds or near animals.
10. Practice and Practice in a large area
Just like another skill you need to practice to be expert in drone flying. Go to any large area that is free from all obstacles and start basic to practice on flying. Know how each part is working and combine them together on the flying time. Continue your practice while a week or a month then you will find some changes on your piloting the drone and your confidence will grow to face any other obstacles or other challenges.
In conclusion, I would like to tell people that all the tips are very helpful for beginners and also for experience drone player or pro pilot. Tips are essential for practice carefully and to save your quadcopter from any other minor crashes. This all tips will help you to recall safety and security. If you like all the tips, then you can bookmark on your tablet or mobile devices to check it out any time.