Drone enthusiast trying your first drone flight? What is the best time of day to fly a drone? Here, we will explain how to fly a drone and the best time to take drone photos.
What should I pay attention to before flying a drone?
In the United States, before taking off your drone, please carefully confirm whether your drone flight complies with FAA regulations.
Drones weighing less than 250g are exempt from registration. Commercial drones require drone pilots to pass the Part 107 test to obtain a pilot's license and ensure that the drone has a Remote ID. Don't fly over people and don't drive near no-fly zones.
Fly your drone during the day for optimal lighting conditions
Flying your drone during the day makes it easy to keep the drone within sight and allows for high-quality photos on clear days.
Most drone enthusiasts fly in the morning or afternoon, during the day, which is safer for the drone.
Can you fly a drone during twilight?
Drones can be flown during dusk. If weather conditions are good, you can also capture the sun setting at dusk.
You can fly during daylight or in twilight (30 minutes before official sunrise to 30 minutes after official sunset, local time) with appropriate anti-collision lighting. Minimum weather visibility is three miles from your control station.--FAA Part 107
Low light can have an impact on drone images, and if you fly an EVO II Pro V3 camera drone, then you can use an ND filter to get rid of light troubles.
Can I fly a drone at night?
It is not advisable if you fly a commercial drone at night for commercial purposes as this is beyond the drone pilot’s line of sight.
If you are doing night photography for entertainment, please keep the drone lights flashing, abide by the regulations on flying drones at night, and pay attention to safe flying.
Pay attention to the weather
No matter what time of day you fly, weather can have a significant impact on your flight. Watch the sky, check the latest weather forecast, and plan accordingly if adverse weather conditions may arise. Do not fly in rain, snow, high winds or fog.