Choose your location wisely!
You need a field of at least 300 meters (330 yards) in diameter, without power lines, water, trees or buildings.
Plan your path - a good path for beginners is what pilots call the Airfield Traffic Pattern - the path that pilots follow when approaching an airport or taking off from it. This flight path will help you keep the airplane in range during the flight.
Learn this area well - look for sticking out monuments in all four directions. This will be highly useful when you fly in VR mode; it's the main tool to keep your orientation in your surroundings.
We recommend flying above a soft ground, such as sand or grass; avoid flying above concrete or asphalt surfaces.
Although our Autopilot is robust, paper airplanes suffer from strong winds. We recommend to fly only if the wind is less than 5 meters per second. For your first flights a wind of 3 m/s is optimal. A strong wind will bring turbulences and can increase your ground speed, a little wind is helping to take off.
Never fly alone! Flying drones need a second set of eyes to help you locate the airplane, and to fly safe.
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