How to Fly a Parrot Bebop 2 Drone

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • About the flight controls of the Parrot SkyController 2 remote control.

1 Safety First

As with all Drone flying, please keep the following in mind:

  • Make sure you are properly registered with the Federal Aviation Administration, or qualify to fly without registration.
  • Make sure you have permission to fly from the person or group that owns the land you'll be over.
  • Make sure you are in-touch with the control tower before flying near an airport.
  • Make sure there's no obstructions, such as power lines or trees, above your flight area that could cause problems.
  • Make sure there's no one below your flight area that could be hurt.
  • Make sure you are not near government infrastructure or other sensitive properties.
  • Make sure the weather is safe to fly in.
  • Make sure you keep your drone in your sight at all times, and get help from an observer if necessary.
For more detailed information, please visit:
http://knowbeforeyoufly.org/

2 Flight Controls

To Fly Your Drone Using the Remote Control:

  • Press the Take Off / Land button to turn the motors on and take off or land and turn the motors off.
    Take Off/Land button highlighted on Parrot SkyController 2.
  • Press the Return Home button to have the drone return and hover above the spot where it took of from.
    Return Home button highlighted on Parrot SkyController 2.
  • Use the left stick to change altitude going up or down as if on a vertical axis or rotate left or right as if around a vertical axis.
    Drone movement using left stick of remote control.
  • Use the right stick to fly forward, backward, left or right as if in a horizontal plane.
    Drone movement using right stick of remote control.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • About the flight controls of the Parrot SkyController 2 remote control.

As with all Drone flying, please keep the following in mind:

  • Make sure you are properly registered with the Federal Aviation Administration, or qualify to fly without registration.
  • Make sure you have permission to fly from the person or group that owns the land you'll be over.
  • Make sure you are in-touch with the control tower before flying near an airport.
  • Make sure there's no obstructions, such as power lines or trees, above your flight area that could cause problems.
  • Make sure there's no one below your flight area that could be hurt.
  • Make sure you are not near government infrastructure or other sensitive properties.
  • Make sure the weather is safe to fly in.
  • Make sure you keep your drone in your sight at all times, and get help from an observer if necessary.
For more detailed information, please visit:
http://knowbeforeyoufly.org/

To Fly Your Drone Using the Remote Control:

  • Press the Take Off / Land button to turn the motors on and take off or land and turn the motors off.
    Take Off/Land button highlighted on Parrot SkyController 2.
  • Press the Return Home button to have the drone return and hover above the spot where it took of from.
    Return Home button highlighted on Parrot SkyController 2.
  • Use the left stick to change altitude going up or down as if on a vertical axis or rotate left or right as if around a vertical axis.
    Drone movement using left stick of remote control.
  • Use the right stick to fly forward, backward, left or right as if in a horizontal plane.
    Drone movement using right stick of remote control.
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