Intel® Falcon™ 8+ Drone - Topcon Edition: Checklist (Part 2 of 5) - Initial Preflight and Preflight

Initial Preflight: Aircraft Condition

Inspect
Perform a visual inspection of the aircraft. Inspect for:

⎕ Central Unit/ Top Canopy (No Cracks, Dents, Tears)

⎕ Propeller attach fittings (Fasteners, Hand-tight)

⎕ Propeller Surfaces (Clean; No Cracks, Dents,Tears)

⎕ SD Card / USB Stick (Present)

⎕ Camera / Payload (Installed)

⎕ Camera/Payload Lens Cap (Removed)

⎕ Camera Battery Pack *if required  (Charged, Connected)

Preflight Checklist:

⎕ Camera / Payload Power (On)

⎕ Propulsion Intel® Powerpack™ Battery* (Charged, Connected)

⎕ Intel® Falcon™ 8+ Drone - Topcon Edition Power Switch (Press and Hold)

⎕ Intel® Cockpit GCS Antenna Panel (Inspect; Fully Extended)

⎕ Intel® Cockpit GCS Harness (Installed)

⎕ Intel® Cockpit GCS Battery Level** (Charged, Connected)

⎕ Intel® Cockpit GCS (Press and Hold)

⎕ Intel® Cockpit GCS Touchscreen Tablet (On)

⎕ Landing Gear (Inspect)

⎕ Flight Area (Clear)

⎕ Propeller Area (Clear)

⎕ Communications Link (Established)

⎕ Video Image (Present)

⎕ Loss Link Procedure (Established)

⎕ Intel® Cockpit GCS Status Display (Shows as OK)

⎕ GPS Quality (GPS Mode) (> 4 bars)

⎕ Environment (Clear; Within Operating Limits)

⎕ Motors (Check Clear/Clean; Check Pitch/Sound/Run Correctly)

 

*Prior to each mission, charge each Intel® Powerpack™ Battery to 100%. Replace battery if remaining charge is inadequate for planned flight time. Secure battery in aircraft in proper location with Intel label facing upward.

**Prior to each mission, charge each Intel® Powerpack™ Battery to 100%. Replace battery if remaining charge is inadequate for planned mission time plus 30 minutes. Secure battery in proper location with Intel label facing downward.