Establishing return behaviors for your X2E is a critical pre-flight safety precaution that ensures a safe return flight and landing. When a return is triggered, either manually or autonomously, Skydio X2E will continuously analyze real-time GPS coordinates or use the vision navigation system and ascend to a specified height before beginning the return flight. You can customize this return height, and other return settings to ensure that no obstacles, people, or animals will be in your drone’s return pathway. Skydio X2 will retain its current obstacle avoidance setting while returning.
Return to Home - set to either the launch location or the controller location.
If a Home Point has been set for this flight:
- Launch Point option will be replaced with Home Point
Customize return height behaviors in the Drone Settings menu:
Step 1 - Select the Settings menu icon
Step 2 - Select the Drone tab
Step 3 - Select Return Behavior
Step 4 - Select Return Type and set the return using:
GPS (default) OR
Vision for use in GPS-denied environments
Step 5 - Select Return Height
Step 6 - Select Return Behavior
Absolute return height -
Relative return height -
Example: If the Return Height is 32 ft (9.8 m) and the drone is at 20 ft (6.1 m) at the time the return is commanded, X2 will ascend 32 ft (9.8 m) and then return at a height of 52 ft (15.8 m).
Step 7 - Select Drone Looks
|Step 8 - set the return speed of X2 while returning using the slider|
Step 9 - Select Lost Connection Return Behaviors to choose how your want your drone to behave if the signal to your controlling device is lost:
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