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Download the repair tutorials and learn how to replace the Parrot Swing's spare parts.    Repair tutorials are organized by difficulty level from 1 to 5: 1 being the easiest, and 5 being the hardest.      Shell   Difficulty level:  1/5   Tools needed:  T3 screwdriver   Download the repair tutorial for the shell       Propellers   Difficulty level:  2/5     See how to replace the propellers       Wings   Difficulty level:  2/5     Download the repair tutorial for the wings       Motors   Difficulty level:  4/5   Tools needed:  T3 screwdriver PH0 screwdriver   Download the repair tutorial for the motors    
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Before you start, remove the MiniDrone's battery.    Pull on the damaged propellers to remove them.  Install the new propellers on their corresponding motors.     In order to properly install the propellers, follow these instructions:   Put the white propellers at the front of the MiniDrone, and the black propellers at the back of the MiniDrone.   Match the propellers with a grey dot to the motors with a grey sticker (see diagram below).  Make sure the propellers are properly installed: when positionning them parallel to each other, the inside blade must tilt toward the MiniDrone (see diagram below).        Warning: if your MiniDrone flips during take off, then your propellers are not properly installed.    
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In this section you will learn how to charge the Parrot Flypad, connect it to your drone, and how to custom-configure the buttons to your liking.   *Note: Parrot Flypad is sold separately, and not mandatory for flying the Parrot Mambo or Swing. **Note: currently there is no provision for updating software on the Parrot Flypad.     Overview     Charging the battery   1.   Connect the micro USB cable to Parrot Flypad’s micro-USB port.     2.   Connect the USB port to a computer or a USB power adapter. The charge LED turns red while charging is in progress. Once charging is complete, the LED turns green. Charging time is approximately 2 hours.   Fully charged, Parrot Flypad has a battery life about 6 hours.     Attaching the smartphone holder   Before using Parrot Flypad’s smartphone holder, make sure your smartphone does not exceed the following dimensions: • Width: 3.1" / 79mm. • Thickness:  0.4" / 10mm.   1.   Insert the smartphone holder’s tab into the slot at the top of the Parrot Flypad.    2.   Tighten the screw to anchor the holder to the Parrot Flypad.   3.   Lock your smartphone onto the holder via the spring-loaded clamp.       Configuring Parrot Flypad's buttons   Before you start, make sure your smartphone is connected to both the Parrot Flypad and the drone.   See Operating the Swing with the Parrot Flypad on how to connect your phone to the Parrot Flypad and the drone.   1.   In FreeFlight Mini, tap   >> The list of Parrot Flypad buttons function opens.   2.   Select the function you want to change. 3.   On the Flypad, press the button to which you want to assign the function. >> The button and the function are now linked, and the configuration is saved for your next flight.   To return to the default settings, press Reset.     Status light indications       Turning off the Parrot Flypad   To turn off the Parrot Flypad, press and hold down the On/Off button for a few seconds, the button light flashes red before powering off.
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Summary Compatibility Performing acrobatics with the Parrot Swing Acrobatics overview       Compatibility   Parrot Swing : version 2.6.5 and above FreeFlight Mini : iOS  version  4.2.5 and above                              Android  version  4.0.49 and above   *Note : the Parrot Swing must be in plane mode to perform these acrobatics. More information about the plane mode of the Parrot Swing.       Performing acrobatics with the Parrot Swing   When piloting with a smartphone   1.  Take off with your Parrot Swing and set it into plane mode by sliding upward rapidly 3 times. 2.  On your smartphone, press      > A drop-down list of acrobatics opens.  3.  Select a pattern. > The pattern's icon appears instead of  . 4.  Double-tap at the center of your smartphone or tablet screen to perform the selected pattern.   When piloting with a Parrot Flypad   Controls for acrobatics on the Parrot Flypad. 1. Press R2 rapidly 3 times on the Flypad to switch to forward plane mode (white struts facing up). 2. As the Parrot Swing picks up speed, press button 1, 2, B, or A to execute acrobatic manuevers.     To reverse: Press L2 for reverse plane mode (white struts facing down).     Acrobatics Overview   Half-loop Pressing button B will make the Parrot Swing go up and then fly in the opposite directions. Use this maneuver to reverse direction and avoid obstacles.      Left/right barrel roll  Pressing button 1 or button 2 will make the Parrot Swing perform a right or left barrel roll. This maneuver is useful for going through confined spaces.     Looping Pressing button A will make the the Parrot Swing performs a complete circle. *Caution: make sure you are in an open space with at least 30 ft./10 m all around the Parrot Swing before attempting this maneuver.    
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Quad mode is Parrot Swing's default flying mode, to fly in plane mode, press R2 or L2 on the Parrot Flypad.   *Note: depending on your connection, there might be a slight delay in Parrot Swing receiving the signal after the button is pressed.           Pressing R2 makes the Parrot Swing fly with the white struts facing up.   To make it fly with the white struts facing down, press L2.        
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When flying with your smartphone, tap camera     to take photos. When flying with the Parrot Flypad, press the R1 button to take photos.         Retrieve photos Pictures taken with the Parrot Swing are saved in its internal memory. To download these pictures, do the following:   To a computer   1.   Use the supplied USB cable to connect the Parrot Swing to a computer.   2.   Turn on Parrot Swing.   3.   Look for Parrot_Mini on your computer.   4.   Double click on Parrot_Mini.   5.   Go to Swing > Media, the list of picture files opens.   6.   Transfer the files to your computer.   To a smart phone   1.   Press the On/Off button to turn on the Parrot Swing.   2.   Open the FreeFlight Mini app and make sure the drone is connected to the smartphone.   3.   At FreeFlight Mini's main page, tap camera    to open the "Drone memory" page.   4.   At the Drone memory page, select the file(s) you want to transfer or delete, then tap TRANSFER or DELETE.      5.   Once you tap TRANSFER, the process begins automatically . To cancel, tap Cancel on the top-right corner.    6.   Once transfer is complete, at the prompt, choose to keep the photos or delete them.  Tap    at the "Drone memory" page to go back to the main FreeFlight Mini page.  
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