Please note that if you are using your equipment you will need at least 2 batteries for the 1 hour course and 3-4 batteries for the 2 hour course. We can bring spare batteries fully charged for you to use on a hire basis at a charge of £8 per battery should you wish.
What's included in the 1 hour lesson?
This course is usually for a new pilot, a pilot with little experience or someone thinking of buying a drone.
1 to 1 lesson with a qualified CAA drone pilot.
Lesson is usually 50-50 split with theory and practical. You will get approximately 20 minutes flying time.
Basic CAA flying regulations briefing on where you can and cannot fly.
Learn to fly either a DJI Phantom 4 Pro as this is one of the most popular drones on the market, a DJI Mavic Pro or a Yuneec Hexacopter H520 (The Yuneec H520 will be a more expensive option should you wish to fly it).
How to take off and land safely.
Basic forward, reverse, thrust, left, right, yaw and camera control.
Basic settings of the DJI Go 4 app or for the Yuneec H520 the Datapilot app.
How to take stills in auto mode.
How to record video in auto mode.
A drone selfie photo of you, sent to you by email.
What's included in the 2 hour lesson?
This course is for someone that wants to know a lot more detail, have more flying time or who has some knowledge of flying a drone.
As the 1 hour course but you will have a great deal more flying time to master the techniques of safe flying....at least double but usually more.
A more detailed in depth look at the DJI Go 4 app or for the Yuneec H520 the Datapilot app.
Detailed run through of the DJI Go 4 app flight modes such as Points Of Interest (POI), Tap Fly, Active Track, Gesture, Terrain Follow, Course Lock, Follow Me, Home Lock, Waypoints and Tripod Mode.
For the H520 we will look at automated flights using Ground Station mapping software.