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Pilot the Parrot drone

Create a Parrot object using parrot before you use functions to pilot the Parrot® drone using MATLAB® commands.


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takeoffInitiate Parrot drone takeoff (Since R2019a)
landLand Parrot drone (Since R2019a)
abortEnd flight of Parrot drone (Since R2019a)
flipFlip Parrot drone in specified direction (Since R2019a)
moveMove Parrot drone in all six directions (Since R2019a)
movebackMove Parrot drone backwards (Since R2019a)
movedownMove Parrot drone down (Since R2019a)
moveforwardMove Parrot drone forward (Since R2019a)
moveleftMove Parrot drone left (Since R2019a)
moverightMove Parrot drone right (Since R2019a)
moveupMove Parrot drone upwards (Since R2019a)
turnTurn Parrot drone at specified angle (Since R2019a)


Troubleshooting Connection Issues Post Flight Crash

An advanced maneuver like flip can lead to a flight crash if the drone battery is low or if the ground clearance is not enough for completing the flip.

Troubleshooting Low Battery Warning

The low-battery warning indicates that the drone battery must be replaced.