Notes from reading the manual.

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There is a notch for the landing gear to pass through, so there’s asymmetry. 

After installing, hover the drone for 6 seconds until the app recognizes that they are on. Then start flying. 


Take extra caution when flying indoors, the stabilization features may not work as well. 

Preflight checklist:
- [ ] Ensure gimbal cover is off BEFORE powering on 
- [ ] Check battery charge
- [ ] Check landing gear is extended 
- [ ] Check battery is firmly in place
- [ ] Check propellers to make sure they are not broken and SECURE
- [ ] Check each motor
- [ ] Check for any warnings in the app

Don’t fly closely to reflective surfaces, like water or snow (affects sensors). 

Landing: first stop the motor, then turn off the aircraft, then turn off the remote control. 

Intelligent Flight modes: note that if you push the sticks or press pause, the flight mode will continue afterward. YOU NEED TO PRESS THE STOP BUTTON ON PHONE TO STOP IT. 

Where is the user manual? Apparently in it it describes when the vision system is disabled. READ THE MANUAL IT IS IN THE APP. 

DO NOT use chopped or broken propellers. 

The DJI app is what records the data about the aircraft. 

Data that is shared with them in the app: speed, altitude, battery life, gimbal and camera info, and operations (probably what you press on controller). 

Watch tutorial videos. 

Don’t remove the SD card while powered on. 

Don’t touch the gimbal after it has been powered on. 

Land immediately if you SEE THE AIRCRAFT DRIFTING. This indicates a compass issue. 

Don’t calibrate the compass near any EM radiation. 

Cellular data is required to use the DJI app apparently. 

Put phone in DO NOT DISTURB before flight. 

Use beginner mode until mastery. 

Cache the map data before each flight by connecting to internet. 


Lots of things, such as tall buildings, can obstruct the GPS signal. 

Turn off the WiFi of your phone when using, to minimize interference.