Got your first Drone? Here are 5 basic tips to get you flying!

Got your first Drone? Here are 5 basic tips to get you flying!

51 Drones and I have put together some basic tips for new drone pilots. Flying drones can be so much fun but you need to follow some best practices to enjoy flying your drone safely and for years to come. Drones are incredible tools for filming you and your family while out and about this summer and winter and by following these basic tips 51 drones and I help you learn how to fly your drone safely and legally. Be sure to see the other drone flying tips over on 51 Drones channel:

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  1. Paul Feinberg on August 26, 2021 at 10:03 pm

    First!! Sup! Drone videos nice!

  2. Ken Haynie on August 26, 2021 at 10:08 pm

    There’s a setting in the DJI GO4 app to have it tune to return to your controller, specifically for the type of flight you’re talking about. Launching and landing from a moving location, boat, etc

  3. iSpike - FILMMAKER BIKER LIVE on August 26, 2021 at 10:08 pm

    G’day Jake, I L O V E T H I S Q & A C O L L A B A R A T I O N W I T H R U S S. well done to you Both for producing such a COOL IDEA to convey great tips. Cheers from Wild Western Australia

  4. RICK HALBUR on August 26, 2021 at 10:11 pm

    Thanks Jake great video I love Watching you and Russ’s video’s always a lot of very good information keep up the fine work, hope to make your Saturday stream bye for now have a great weekend my Friend

  5. Philip Miller on August 26, 2021 at 10:12 pm

    You really emphasize line of sight. But in reality, what is that distance? Depends on your visual acuity. Depends on the weather. Depends on whether you are shooting into the sun. So many of the great videos that you see cannot possibly be VLOS. Because that would limit your distance to approximately 500-1000 feet max. It is the same with height limitation. Once you fly from a cliff over a valley, your almost always above 400 feet AGL.

  6. Bill’s Toys on August 26, 2021 at 10:16 pm

    Line of sight is important because you can see the birds that WILL attack your drone.

  7. CNY Photo Video on August 26, 2021 at 10:18 pm

    Good fun Jake…..watched both of you guys. Enjoy the rest of summer. 👍🏻

  8. Foto Art - Mehr als scharfe Bilder on August 26, 2021 at 10:20 pm

    Do you use ND filters?

  9. Rick Diffley on August 26, 2021 at 10:22 pm

    Thanks for your drone tips! New Mavic 2 Pro owner.

  10. YURII SUHOV on August 26, 2021 at 10:28 pm

    Thanks for premium content Jake! Just got my first drone yesterday (Mini 2) waiting for it to charge up and ready to test your tips in the field, excited!

  11. Tomas - Aerials on August 26, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    great video with great information ..

  12. potstella on August 26, 2021 at 10:41 pm


  13. AKThrottle907 on August 26, 2021 at 10:42 pm

    At 2:02 is that Blackstone bay out of Whittier and when was that taken? I was out there and drove past that boat in a 27 foot sea sport right where that boat was sitting. The 3rd glacier back there I flew my mavic air up the side bye the waterfall and there is like a supper cool glacier pool up there

  14. Copper State Aerial Photography on August 26, 2021 at 10:56 pm

    Jake this is Hilarious!! You guys did a great Job putting this together. Great info done in an entertaining way. Loved It. Enjoyed talking with you on your stream the other day. Well done Sir.

  15. JMC Ranch on August 26, 2021 at 10:57 pm

    I’ve learned when flying in and around confined spaces, beware of your drones prop wash , it can quickly throw your drone into obstacles.

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