Drones are most vulnerable when you’re first learning to fly them while repairs are just as costly and crashes potentially dangerous. Earlier this year I wrote the 12 things I learned from crashing drones you should know before your first flight. In the video version above I go over basic settings, why higher is better, and what types of birds do what to drones in the sky – plus more – all with the backdrop of drone footage from several countries around the world.

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