How to fly a drone

Here you can find some very useful tips for fly a drone

Explanations of the principals how to fly a drone


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What exactly is a drone?

This is a small unmanned aerial vehicle or so-called. UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) – a sort of robot or airplane robot that can operate in two ways: perform the flight on its own using predefined GPS coordinates, or be piloted via radio control.

Some options and advices to fly a drone safe and easy

Some drones ( like Yuneec )  have been reprogrammed to be unable to fly in designated by the authorities so-called no-fly zones or above 122 meters in height. There are many great places to fly, but there are some banned places. Always make sure you are familiar with your local drone rules  and regulations before your flight and do not forget your pilot’s permit.

Always pilot your drone outdoors with no people or possessions. Never fly a drone over humans or animals. It is possible that you lose control of your drone or that other force majeure influences steering and causes you to fall. Drones are relatively light vehicles, but when dropped from some height they can cause serious injuries.

A full battery life for most drones is about 20-25 minutes. Make sure the batteries are charged to get the most out of each session. Usually, the batteries are fully charged in about two hours, so if you are going to use a drone, intensively stock up with the optimal number of batteries.

If your drone does not have collapsible propellers, such as the Yuneec Breeze 4k, for example, you need to install the propellers before flying. Keep in mind that most drones use two types of propellers that rotate in different directions to achieve a more stable and controlled flight. Read the installation instructions and install the propellers marked “A” or “B” on the corresponding rotors marked “A” or “B”.

Always switch on the controller before switching on the drone and allow it time to fully charge. Always switch off the drone before switching off the controller. Failure to follow this sequence strictly risks damaging the drone or losing control of it during flight.

An important point here is to carefully monitor the controller’s battery or the remote you are using. Some models have protection in which if the energy of the controller runs out, the drone returns safely to the ground. But other models do not have this option.
When taking off and landing, always keep a distance of at least 8 meters from the drone. This gives you enough time to react if something goes wrong. Some drone models have the option of landing no less than a few feet from the controller, but the lower-end models do not have such extras.


Maintain eye contact with the drone throughout the flight. To ensure that the drone will always be under your control, the distance that the drone can detach from the controller in most models is limited.

Always keep both hands on the controller (remote control), do not distract or lose eye contact. Seconds of inattention can cause a collision or dropping of the drone, which could result in property damage or injury.

As with driving vehicles or other machines, it is important here to manage your drone in good condition. Do not take off if you have consumed alcohol or intoxicants that would affect your eyes, reflexes and judgment. This can seriously endanger your life or that of others.

Drones are about to reshape the idea of ​​personal space, giving access to places inaccessible by other means. Observe ethics, respect property and do not enter people’s personal space.

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