Learn To Fly

You've done the research, decided which drone was right for you, and made the purchase. Now it's time to review the preflight checklist, watch informative videos, and find the right accessories for your drone before you take to the air.

Learn About Flying Drones

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Reasons to Fly Drones

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Rights and Responsibilities

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Preflight Checklist

  • Carefully unbox your new drone and follow vendor instructions for assembly. Download the vendor app.

  • Before takeoff, update all software and firmware, and read the instructions thoroughly. Failure to do so can result in serious flight issues.

  • See the FAA website* for registration requirements and information about flying a drone safely. Additional state or local requirements may apply. Check your local jurisdiction.

  • Consider the location of your planned flight and ensure that you are not in a restricted area. Also check the weather forecast and be sure to fly in safe conditions.

  • Determine how long you expect your flight to be. The average drone battery life is 20 minutes, so consider whether you'll need to bring extra batteries or a charger.

  • To learn more about flying your drone and making informed decisions, see Know Before You Fly* and the Academy of Model Aeronautics.*

Learn About DJI Mavic Pro

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Your New DJI Mavic Pro Drone

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Assemble Your DJI Mavic Pro

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First Flight with DJI Mavic Drone

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Learn About DJI Phantom 4 Advanced

Learn About DJI Phantom 4 Pro

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Learn About GoPro Karma

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Learn About Yuneec Breeze

Learn About Yuneec Typhoon H

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Learn About Parrot Bebop 2

If you don't see your model here or still have questions, see the Parrot support page ›


Learn About Autel Robotics X-Star Premium

For more information, see the Autel Robotics support page ›

Shop Online or In Store

Find the right drone for you at BestBuy.com. Your local Best Buy store also has a selection of drones. Plus, our friendly Blue Shirts are there to answer questions and help with choosing the best drone for your recreational needs.

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