Everything You Need To Prepare Before Flying DJI Drones Over Water
For most drone pilots, flying over water is a terrifying prospect. Boats, waves, high winds, and even birds are common hazards in water environments. Despite the fact that DJI does not recommend flying over water, experienced aerial photographers and videographers will sometimes be forced to do so. Some people even use a drone to fish!
Practice, Practice, Practice!
In the drone industry, we all know that practice makes perfect. However, when flying near, around or over water, it is of paramount importance that you can confidently take-off, fly, and land again – as you may have to do it very suddenly.
No, we don’t mean your mum telling you what type of jeans to buy – we mean avoiding large trees by lakes, big waves at sea and anything at all that could interrupt your signal.
Check Your Settings
When optimising your DJI drone for flying over water, there are three key settings you need to change: