Procedures

UAV Flight Procedures - technical basics of critical autopilot checks for aircrafts of MTOW >200kg.


Preparation


Pre-flight check

Warning

  • Ensure the throttle on the joystick is in zero position and throttle override is ON (OVR blue sign in PFD).
  • Always leave the UAV in TAXI mode, this is the safest way to avoid accidental engine starts.
  • Always check brakes position sign, it should remain ON when you don’t move aircraft.

Servos and joystick operation

Engine start

Taxi Test


Take-off

Warning

Never initiate CANCEL takeoff when the aircraft is running, as the aircraft will stop maintaining the runway alignment and may run off the runway. For cancelling takeoff procedure - see information below.

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Landing

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