Manual Payload Controls

Learn more on how to take manual controls of the drone's payload to enhance your situational awareness.

Types of Manual Controls

There are two methods available for operators to take manual control of the drone's payload using the FlytBase dashboard:

  1. Keyboard and Mouse

  2. Xbox 360 Joystick (Wired) or Thrustmaster (Model T.16000M FCS )

Essential Settings for Manual Controls

Setting the Pitch, Roll, and Throttle speeds of the drone before engaging manual controls is crucial. For guidance on fine-tuning the key sensitivity (aircraft speed) for manual functions like Pitch, Roll, and Throttle, you may refer to the Advance Drone Controls guide.

Taking Payload Access Control

Before taking manual controls, ensure that you have access to control the drone's payload. Refer to the following documentation to learn more on how to take 'Payload Access Control' from other members within an organization.

pagePayload Access Control

How to Activate Manual Payload Controls?

  1. During a mission, click on the 'Pause' button located on the drone control panel.

  2. To gain manual control of the drone's payload, click the 'Manual control button' located on the drone control panel.

  1. Next, a pop-up will appear, asking if you'd like to take manual control of the drone. Upon confirmation, the control of the drone is transferred to the remote drone operator for manual operations.

Default Keyboard Commands

Customized Keyboard Commands

To learn how to tailor keyboard settings to suit your preferences, you may refer to the "Advanced Settings" documentation.

pageAdvanced Settings

Steps to use 'Keyboard' for Manual Payload Controls

  • Upon clicking, the 'Keyboard' option is illuminated in blue, indicating that the keyboard is now active for manual control input.

Refer to the following documentation to know more about Payload Access Control:

pagePayload Access Control

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