How to Fly Quadcopter: Flying a quadcopter is little tough because many functions are involved with its remote control and with other functionality like hovering, speed up and down, backward and forward, smooth landing, taking photos and videos on the mid-air, minor crashing and managing quick enclose or packaging the quadcopter. It needs time to develop the skill to controlling the quadcopter and to use it for professional purposes.
1. Keep Simple Controlling
Keep simple controlling over the remote control like up, down, right, left and easy landing. Do practice with easy controlling; don’t waste time for using advanced techniques until you got to experience while a month. If you want to use the advance feature, then you need to know more about the weather, the relation between weather and speed, sensor- how it works and so on. So when the weather is good, then you can apply the advanced technique to upgrade your learning.
2. Use GPS Mode
More expensive models are available in the consumer market with GPS mode. This mode is used to know where the quadcopter is located or fallen down. This is a great feature for spontaneous flying to take 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. Also, GPS mode provides big flight advantages to the beginner and the experienced player because they can take the full advantages of a new quadcopter including GPS mode. When you are in GPS mode, then you will be able to take off your hands from the quadcopter, and it will balance itself to the hover. This is ideal helps to beginner to be a pro pilot. GPS mode will help you to adjust automatically when you are nervous or not comfortable on flying. If any minor crashes occur on your quadcopter, then GPS mode will help you to find out where it is located.
3. Mastering the Hover
Those who are a beginner in flying quadcopter it’s difficult for them to master hovering. Hovering is the very useful thing to have smooth flying in the sky. Mastering hover is really important to take aerial photos and videos, but hence you should have the full knowledge on how to mastering hover of your quadcopter.
A few tips on hovering are mentioning below:
• Hoover should be 4 to 5 feet in the sky to have great fun with your quadcopter. When hovering is low range, then it may cause a disturbance from the force of the blades against the ground.
• Maintaining a proper pitch, throttle and rolling to stay hovering in the same spot.
• Hovering is little tough and needs some time to master. Many models are not having any pitch control.
4. Learn to Turn Off the Throttle
Crashing occurs with the possibility of several damages to your quadcopter. When the quadcopter is facing crashes, then you should learn how to shut off the throttle as fast as possible. If it occurs, the blades from rotating will stop working. When the throttle is turned off, further damages will be prevented, and there will have less chance of the motors that are suffering from the damages. This is one of the good tips; you must learn how to occur crashes because it could be the reason to quit working the quadcopter. So always ensure that you are ready to cut the throttle instantly.
As a pro pilot or experienced player, maybe you will want to purchase propeller guards because these guards are small, easy to install and very essential when any crash occurs during the flight. The guards of the propellers are twirling and will keep them from hitting the ground, trees or any other object.
5. Don’t Use Manual Mode Too Fast
Manual mode is the best option for expert copter player. When the quadcopter is in manual mode, the systems put in a place to help the quadcopter flying easily. This will force you to either be a great pilot or crash and burn in the process of flying. Manual mode should be used by in a proper way otherwise your quadcopter may face other damages.It is time for manual mode then find out your best place or area to practice safely.