3. Before you go into the field

Do not fly in 


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  1. Fog
  2. Snow or rain
  3. Strong winds*
  4. Extreme temperatures
  5. High altitude ** 

Use return to home (RTH) if conditions change while flying!

* 8m/s (18 mph) wind speed measured on ground corresponds to approx 10 m/s (22 mph) surface wind

** With high altitude propellers up to 4800 m (15’700 ft) AMSL *** . Learn more about high altitude flying at knowledge.wingtra.com/high-altitude.

*** AMSL: Above mean sea level

Update your software

Always fly with up-to-date software. You will receive in-app notifications when new Wingtra releases are available.


To update:

  1. Open WingtraPilot
  2. Open the "Settings" menu
  3. Open the "Update" section
  4. Download the newest release
  5. Update WingtraPilot
  6. Update WingtraOne

Download offline maps

If you will not have an internet connection in the field, you can download a map beforehand. To do so:

  1. Open the "Settings" tab
  2. Select “Offline maps”
  3. Press “New offline map”
  4. Navigate to the desired location, either by dragging the street map or by using the search function
  5. Give the set a descriptive name
  6. Choose a map type
  7. Check the box "Include elevation data" if you require terrain following—this is always recommended
  8. Adjust zoom levels if needed—14-18 is the recommended setting
    Click "Download"

Charge your batteries

  1. Power the battery charger
  2. Connect cables to the charger first and only then to the batteries
  3. Confirm that the Li Io charging program is preset to 7.5A and 14.4V
  4. Press "Start" (Enter) for 2 seconds and once again after the beep to start charging

Charge your tablet via USB plug.

Charge the RC with its charger.

Keep your batteries healthy


  1. Do not expose them to sun
  2. Before flying, keep them at a moderate temperature
  3. For longer storage, keep them at room temperature and at 60% capacity

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