The Drone Trainer
Free Course: How to Fly Your Drone Safely
Learn how to safely fly your drone, and master the basic movements that every drone pilot needs! This video training course covers everything from flight preparation, take-off, airborne flight practice and drills, to landing safely. Regardless if you’re a seasoned vet or just starting out with drones, this free drone training course will teach you something new!
Module 1: Pre-Flight Checklist & Compass Calibration
Before any flight, it’s important to go through a pre-flight checklist to ensure that you haven’t missed anything. Part of the pre-flight checklist, is ensuring that you have a properly calibrated compass. We’re going to show you the proper way to calibrate your compass, so that you have smooth and safe flight!
Module 2: How to Safely Launch Your Drone
In order to fly, you have to get yourself off the ground. In this module, you’ll learn how to take-off two different ways, and the benefits to each style.
Module 3: Basic Drone Controls & Responsive Control
If you want to fly your drone in each and every direction, you’re going to have to learn which stick does what. In this module, you’ll learn how to fly your drone in 8 different directions.
Module 4: Directional Control
Learning how to fly your drone when it’s facing any direction is an absolute must. In this module you’ll learn how to fly your drone proficiently no matter which direction it’s facing.
Module 5: Flying The Box
Flying the Box is the drill that we practice daily, and want you to to do the same. Repetition of this flight pattern will help you master your drone and fly safely no matter what situation you find yourself in.
Module 6: GPS vs. ATTI Mode
The two major flight modes are GPS and ATTI. One of which utilizes the GPS to keep your drone positioned where you want it, and the other doesn’t. In this module you’ll learn how each mode works, and how it can benefit you.
Module 7: How to Safely Land Your Drone
What comes up, must come down… therefore you’re going to have to learn how to land your drone safely and proficiently. In this module you’ll learn how to safely land your drone from both high and low altitudes.
Module 8: Post Flight & Flight Logbook
After each flight, it’s a good idea to give your drone a look to ensure that it’s still in the same condition it was when it took off. Also, be sure to record those flights in a drone flight logbook!