Skydio X2E is designed to be lightweight and foldable so that assembly for flight is quick and simple.

Quick Steps

Assemble Skydio X2E for flight:

Step 1 - Slide the battery into the rails towards the camera until the magnets engage


Step 2 - Release the 4 arm clamps


Step 3 - Lift the motor arms out and away from the body

    • listen and feel for a click

Step 4 - Return the 4 arm clamps to the locked position

    • ensuring that the blue marks align


Step 5 - Verify that the log and media memory cards are installed
    • Log card – records logs and supports future software offerings
    • Media card – stores images and video

Step 6 - Gently push each antenna inward to release

    • guide them into a vertical position
Step 7 - Hold the power button on the battery for 3 seconds to power on your Skydio X2E X2_power-button-arrow_ill_A0090.png

The propeller blades are sharp, handle with care.


Check the motor arms to ensure that they are fully extended.

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Failure to secure the motor arms may result in a crash. Ensure that the 4 arm clamps are in a locked position and do not move. 

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