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This video covers 10+ rookie drone mistakes that only beginners should make! I offer tips for mitigating the rookie mistakes as well as noting all of what they are in the first place. Enjoy!


00:00 – Intro
00:45 – #1: Powering On Drone & Controller In Wrong Order
01:40 – #2: Flying Too High
02:58 – #3: Flying Outside of VLOS
03:40 – #4: Not Knowing How To Read Drone Compass
05:16 – #5: Forgetting To Set RTH Height
07:02 – Skillshare
08:30 – #6: Updating Firmware In The Wrong Locations
09:14 – #7: Using Screen To Move Gimbal Instead Of Gimbal Wheel
10:32 – #8: Gimbal Speed Set Too Fast
12:50 – #9: Moving Camera Without Intent
14:15 – #10: Leaving Camera Settings In Default State
15:27 – BONUS 1: Wrong SD Card Type
16:36 – BONUS 2: Ignoring In-App Warnings
17:46 – BONUS 3: Bring Along More Than 1 Battery
19:04 – Final Words


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