Follow the steps outlined below to properly prepare your drone for a safe and enjoyable flight.
 

 

What's in the box

1 Bebop 2 drone, 1 battery, 1 USB cable, 1 charger + cable, 4 wall outlet adapter plugs, 1 propeller mounting tool, 8 propellers, 1 user guide.

 

Mounting the propellers

  1. Remove the propellers from the packaging, and locate the propeller mounting tool.
  2. To install the new propellers:
  • Front-right and rear-left motors (with protruding axles): install propellers with holes in the middle.
  • Front-left and rear-right motors (without protruding axles): install propellers without holes in the middle.
  1. Rotate the propeller mounting tool to lock the propellers.
  2. To remove the propellers, perform the process in reverse.

 

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Charging the battery

 

  1. Attach the plug adapter (appropriate for your country/region) into the charger.
  2. Plug the battery into the charger.
  3. Plug the charger into an eletrical outlet.

While charging, the charger's LED is red, and turns green once the battery is fully charged. The charging time is about 45 minutes.

 

 

Installing the battery

 

  • Slide the battery into its compartment until you hear a "Click". The latch at the rear of the battery must be locked in the lower position (A).
  • To remove the battery, hold the latch up, and slide the battery backward (B).

 

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Switching on/off your Bebop 2

 

To switch your Bebop 2 on. Press the On/Off button located at the back of the drone-the LED flashes red as the drone powers up and emits a sound. The LED stays red when the drone is fully booted and ready for use.

 

To switch your Bebop 2 off. Press the On/Off button located at the back of the drone-the LED flashes red as the drone powers down. The LED stays off when Bebop 2 is completely turned off.

 

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Downloading the app

 

Connect to the App Store™or Google Play™ and download the FreeFlight Pro application for free.

 

 

Connecting your drone

 

Using a smartphone

 

  1. Switch the Bebop 2 on.
  2. On your smartphone, search for available Wi-Fi® networks:
  • If you are using an iPhone or an iPad, select Settings > Wi-Fi.
  • If you are using an Android™ smartphone, select Settings > Wireless and networks > Wi-Fi.
  1. Select the network: Bebop2_xxxxx.
  2. Wait for your smartphone to connect to the Wi-Fi network of the Bebop 2. The connection is represented by the Wi-Fi logo appearing on the smartphone screen.
  3. Launch the FreeFlight Pro application.

 

The connection between your smartphone and the Bebop 2 is established automatically.

See Network settings in SETTINGS for more options.

 

Using a tablet

 

Follow the steps outlined in “Using a smartphone” to connect the Bebop 2 to your tablet.

 

Using a game controller

 

You can use a micro-USB cable to connect your smartphone or tablet to a game controller, and use the game controller's joysticks to fly the Bebop 2.

 

*Note: other compatible Bluetooth controllers (such as MadCatz) will work as well.

 

 

Before you fly checklist

 

Prior to piloting your Bebop 2, check the following:

 

Check for GPS signal strength

*Note: If you are in an area with no GPS reception, the Bebop 2’s position will not be detected.

 

The red icon GpsOrange.png indicates that the Bebop 2 position is not detected.

The green icon GpsGreen.png indicates that the Bebop 2 position is detected.

 

To register the starting point correctly, make sure the Bebop 2 position is detected before taking off.

 

To display the last GPS position of the Bebop 2:

 

  1. Launch FreeFlight Pro.
  2. On the main screen, go to  > Settings.
  3. Tap See details.
  4. Scrol down to see Bebop 2's position in latitude and longitude.

 

Check propellers are mounted correctly

Check each propeller and confirm it is correctly and securely installed.

 

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Use charged batteries

Make sure both your Bebop 2’s battery and your smartphone battery are fully charged.

 

Double check control limit settings

  • Vertical speed: Sets the drone's ascending/descending speed.
  • Distance: Limits the distance the drone will travel.
  • Rotational speed: Sets the drone's speed when rotating on its own axis.
  • Inclination: The drone's forward angle (in relation to the ground) during flight. The greater the inclination, the faster it flies.
  • Altitude: Limits the height at which the drone will fly.

*Note: Always adjust Flat Trim   FlatTrim.png  before every flight.

 

Be sure you have enough storage space for recording video

The internal memory for video recording is limited to 29 minutes.

 

Clear area around take-off location

Make sure you have a 20-30 feet clearance at the take-off area for GPS Return-To-Home (RTH).

 

 

Dos and Don’ts

 

Prior to piloting your Bebop 2, please read the following guidelines and recommendations:

 

Dos

  • Ensure both your Bebop 2’s battery and your smartphone battery are fully charged.
  • Check each propeller and confirm it is correctly and securely installed.
  • Perform Bebop 2 pre-flight check.
  • Ensure you have a valid GPS signal before taking off. The GPS icon must be green.
  • Calibrate the Bebop 2. For further information, please check the Bebop 2 User Guide.
  • Only fly in areas with open spaces to ensure the safety of people, animals and properties at all times.
  • Maintain line-of-sight with your drone while flying.
  • Make sure you have authorization to pilot the Bebop 2 in the area you intend to fly.
  • Check local regulations prior to flying. You are required to keep visual contact with your drone at all times, do not take your drone out of line-of-sight.
  • Check local regulations regarding Wi-Fi and Wireless networks.
  • Check local regulations regarding video recording, storage and usage.
  • Local regulation may require a license or specific documents in order to pilot the Bebop 2.

 

Don’ts

  • Do not fly your drone over water.
  • Do not land your drone in a wet area.
  • Do not fly your drone near buildings and/or power lines.
  • Do not fly your drone at night or in low visibility conditions.
  • Do not come in contact with your drone while it is airborne.
  • Do not fly your drone in rainy, snowy or foggy environment
  • Do not fly your drone if the wind speed exceeds 40 km/h (25 mph).
  • Do not fly your drone in areas such as military bases, parks, cities and airports.
 

 

Regulations and safety

 

The Bebop 2 is not suitable for children under 14 years of age.

 

The pilot must operate his/her Bebop 2 in suitable locations and within line-of-sight to ensure that people, animals and property remain safe at all times.

Before flying your Bebop 2, check the local civil aviation regulation in your country and read the guidelines on www.parrot.com.

 

The Bebop 2 is a model aircraft designed for recreational and leisure purposes. The pilot must always maintain direct visual contact with the Bebop 2 and monitor its trajectory. The Bebop 2 must be used in accordance with the civil aviation regulations in your country. You should only use the Bebop 2 in open spaces so that you can ensure the safety of people, animals and property at all times. There are some public places where you may not be permitted to use your Bebop 2 (for example, train stations, airports, roads, etc.)

 

During flight, the propellers of the Bebop 2 can cause injury to people and damage property.

Do not touch the Bebop 2 while it is in flight! Wait until the propellers have completely stopped before handling the Bebop 2.

 

Only use accessories specified by the manufacturer.

Irreversible damage may be caused if sand or dust get into the Bebop 2. Should this occur, your drone may not function as intended.

 

Do not use the Bebop 2 in adverse weather conditions such as rain, strong winds and snow, or in conditions with poor visibility (for example, at night).

Keep the Bebop 2 away from high voltage power lines, buildings or any other potentially dangerous areas.

 

Do not use this device near liquids. Do not land the Bebop 2 on water or any wet surface as this may cause irreversible damage.

 

Avoid subjecting the Bebop 2 to sudden and significant changes in altitude. Do not leave the Bebop 2 in sunlight.

 

Risk of ingestion of small parts. The packaging is not part of the product and should be disposed of for safety reasons.