6.1 The basics of flying
6.2 The four main forces
6.3 Flight control surfaces
6.4 Aerodynamic hazards
6.6 The main components of a UAS
6.8 Inspecting the UAS and safety considerations
6.9 UAS settings
Like any other
appliance, an UAS also requires regular maintenance. Even the slightest damage
to a propeller, for instance, can render the UAS unbalanced and uncontrollable.
The manufacturer will also describe maintenance guidelines in the manual. Make
sure to properly record an UAS’s maintenance history in the maintenance log.
See chapter 6.11 for a summary.