Vertical Aspect FAQs

How Hard is it to fly a Drone?

The “monkey skills” (as I’ll refer to them for learning how to fly the drone) are not very complicated.  While  you wouldn’t want to just pull our brand new drone out of the box, charge the battery and launch it without learning something about it, around 3-4 hours of learning the basics of the aircraft and its associated software can get you to safely making takeoffs, landings and flying around.

Most of the flight functions for UAV mapping are automated (due to the precise patterns and image capture requirements), so much of the work is monitoring systems rather than hand flying the aircraft.  Still, you’ll want to have some level of proficiency in being able to take over manually if there’s a problem…