Create your own flight plans like a pro!

Parrot introduces the Bebop Drone Flight Plan to allow pilots to create an easy and autonomous flight.

The pilot can plot the desired flight route on a map and precisely define all flight parameters such as: direction, altitude, speed, camera angle and video recording or pictures.

Flight Plan offers an ideal piloting mode for filming in full HD.

Flight Plan : Pre-flight preparation

After activating the Flight Plan feature from the Parrot FreeFlight 3 piloting app, a map showing the flight area is displayed on the user’s smart device.

ipad-flightplanThe pilot then selects a departure point by simply clicking on the map. From there, the user can easily click on other points on the map to create the drone’s route. Between each point the pilot can change the direction, speed or altitude of the Bebop Drone.

 

 

Mode scénario

Video makers will enjoy the ‘Scenario mode,’ which offers smart settings for all of the programmed flight sequences such as: filming, taking a picture, taking-off, landing, rotating the drone and tilting the camera. The user is able to add preset actions en-route by just dragging and dropping and can then adjust the parameters for each action during the flight sequence.

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All flight plans can be saved and be reenacted to allow for easy and seamless footage, providing users with the option to capture a scene multiple times to get the perfect take.

Note: The in-app Flight Plan module uses the MAVlink open source communication to transmit the flight plan to the Parrot Bebop Drone.

 

Flight Plan : Follow the Bebop progression

By pushing the  “play”  button, the Parrot Bebop Drone will automatically take off.

Thanks to its GNNS chipset, which associates the GPS and GLONASS data, the drone’s location will be accurately pinpointed within +/- 6 feet, and can precisely follow  the pre-set route and actions.

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On the tablet or smartphone display, the pilot can follow the progression of the Bebop Drone step-by-step on a map and through the live-streaming video features. Even when the Flight Plan is activated, the pilot is able to manually control the drone at any time.

All videos and pictures are saved on the quadcopter’s flash memory and can be downloaded and shared with the pilot community through the Drone Academy.

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I want to try!

Flight Plan is available via an in-app purchase. RRP: $19.99

The free piloting app FreeFlight 3 (version 3.7), is available for download on AppStore and Google Play.

Flight Plan Tutorial:

If you already own Flight Plan addon, you can learn to create your first Flight plan thanks to our tutorial: :

http://blog.parrot.com/2015/10/20/flight-plan-tutorial/