What are the left and right controller commands?

Understanding these basic controls will make you a better flyer. For beginners, we recommend moving the command sticks lightly and slowly to keep the aircraft flying at a controllable speed.

NOTE: The controls illustrated are set as the default command stick mode (Mode 2).

Basic controls: Left Command Stick

The left command stick controls the aircraft ascent/descent and left/right rotation, or yaw.

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Pushing the left command stick to the right will rotate the drone to the right.

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Pushing the left command stick to the left will rotate the drone to the left.
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Pushing the left command stick forward will ascend the drone, increasing the altitude.
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Pushing the left command stick back will descend the drone, decreasing the altitude.

Basic Controls: Right Command Stick

The right command stick controls the aircraft forward/backward and left/right sideways movements.

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Pushing the right command stick to the right will move the drone horizontally to the right.

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Pushing the right command stick to the left will move the drone horizontally to the left.
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Pushing the right command stick forward will move the drone forward.
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Pushing the right command stick back will move the drone backward.