5 things to do before bringing your drone out this summer
As of last week we are officially in summer, time for warm weather and vacations around the world, perfect for flying drones. Before you bring out your favorite quadcopter from storage, here are a few tips on what to do before your first flight.
1. Check battery health
The most crucial item to check is the batteries. Any signs of swelling batteries are not good and could result in damage to your drone, or even worse, to your house or someone else’s property in the field. If you notice any swelling, check if they are covered by your warranty and have them serviced or disposed of properly before flying. Order new ones as necessary.
Even if you don’t find any swelling, your drone’s app usually provides a tool to check your battery health. Here’s a great guide for DJI intelligent flight batteries that should help. This will inform you about the number of cycles your battery has been through and if you’ll get the full capacity it had when it…