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DRONE FLIGHT REQUIREMENTS

Safety:

FAA Requirements

  • Fly at or below 400 feet
  • Be aware of airspace requirements and restrictions
  • Stay away from surrounding obstacles
  • Keep your UAS within sight
  • Never fly near other aircraft, especially near airports
  • Never fly over groups of people
  • Never fly over stadiums or sports events
  • Never fly near emergency response efforts such as fires
  • Never fly under the influence of drugs or alcohol

 

       Understand LiPo Battery Safety

 

Preflight Check List:

Check condition of aircraft:

Propeller

Battery

Engines

Controller

Frame

Check flight conditions

Check flight area

 

Flying Terms:

UAS – Unmanned Aircraft System

Visual Line Of Sight

FPV – First Person View

Roll

Yaw

Pitch

Throttle

Elevator

Aileron

Rudder

Trim

Propeller

Propeller Shutoff

LiPo Battery

Hover

Controller

Mode1

Mode 2

 

Discussion Topics:

  1. Be able to identify all parts of the controller.
  2. Be able to identify all parts of the aircraft.
  3. Be able to describe how to fly the air craft.