How do I Perform a Drone Preflight Hover Check?

  • Check to make sure launch area clear of obstructions, free of debris, and safe for takeoff.
  • Make sure the directional controls are working correctly.
  • Start your engines.
  • Lift off into a hover.
  • Make sure you drone is level and stable while in a hover.
  • Check your controls by gently moving the sticks one at a time. Your drone should respond to your pitch, roll, and yaw inputs as expected.
  • Start recording video once ready.

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