At its core, DJI has designed the new Avata to be so intuitive and safety-focused that even someone who is completely new to the world of first-person view (FPV) flying can fly it. But operating a drone while being so completely immersed in the experience that you feel like the aircraft is you is not the same as the conventional line of sight flying. This is why DJI recommends you use its flight simulation app to practice FPV flying before using the Avata for the first time.

DJI Virtual Flight mobile app has been designed by the tech giant’s flight simulator team to help new FPV users practice flying techniques. After its latest update, the simulator supports both the $949 DJI FPV Combo and the new Avata, which can be flown both indoors and outdoors.

The app, which weighs around 2GB, is available for both iOS and Android devices. It offers multiple lifelike locations with vivid details, where you can practice flying along carefully designed flight tracks….