The swappable battery in the Skydio 2 allows for an average flight time of about 23 minutes on a fully charged battery. Your available flight times will vary with environmental conditions and flight speed. For instance, flying in windy conditions or tracking a fast-moving subject will impact battery life. The Skydio 2 app will show you how much battery life is left during any flight. The app will also warn you in advance when the battery is getting low. Note that you’ll want to fully charge a...

We’ve optimized Skydio 2’s flight behaviors based on its ability to track a subject accurately. Using the Skydio app and a variety of different skills, you can adjust and alter Skydio 2's flight behavior to get the perfect shot. Based on which flight mode you’re using, or whether or not Skydio 2 is currently tracking a subject, here are the altitude (height) specifications for Skydio 2: When flying with just the Skydio app and tracking a subject(not using Controller or Beacon), the maximum h...

Skydio 2 has built-in GPS, which enhances the autonomous flight experience with features that enable it to return to your device’s last-known location if needed. Here are some details around Skydio 2’s GPS capabilities: GPS location tracking & automatic return to phone If Skydio 2 has trouble establishing a strong GPS signal, a warning message will appear in the app cautioning that it may not be safe to fly. At any time during flight (either following a subject or flying manually), you can ea...

Skydio 2 is designed to be easy and fun to operate, and using a few common-sense guidelines should help you to find an appropriate and safe place to launch and fly. When choosing a time and a place to operate your Skydio 2, please follow these general guidelines and suggestions, and be sure to check out our related articles for even more detail. Follow the law In the US, it’s illegal to fly drones within 5 miles of an airport. Always follow FAA guidelines for drone piloting and check out help...