15 Tips For Beginner Drone Pilots (With Inforgraphic)

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Congratulations on being a new drone pilot! We all understand the excitement of getting a new drone. But don’t rush into flying just yet! It’s relatively straightforward to take off, but do you know every button’s function or have a good understanding of how your drone reacts to the remote controller? Before you head out and get it in the air, you should know your drone well.  As it’s the best way to prevent crashes and flyaways. Furthermore, it’s being responsible for the safety of yourself, others, and your drone. (Read the How to Fly a Drone: Beginner’s Guide)

Operating a drone can sometimes be tricky. So to avoid any silly missteps, it’s essential to read the product’s manual and get familiar with DJI’s GO apps and pay close attention to preflight preparations. After you understand your drone’s capabilities and limitations choose a safe test flight zone and practice some basic maneuvers before you take the leash off. Additionally, remember to take advantage of free online resources. You can find all you need to know and do before your maiden flight on the DJI Support and DJI Tutorials YouTube channels. Finally, if any problem occurs, you can always contact DJI Support on Facebook or Twitter for help.

Here, we’ve summarized 15 tips to help first-time drone pilots prepare for their air adventures.


Practice makes perfect. Enjoy the learning process and have fun flying! And one more thing, don’t forget to inspect your drone regularly and store it properly.

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