# Flying

This section contains topics about flying your (fully configured) autopilot controlled vehicle. It covers both (autopilot-assisted) manual flight and mission planning for fully autonomous flight.

First Flight Guidelines — Guidelines to ensure that your first flight is enjoyable, educational, and safe.

Flying 101 — How to fly a vehicle manually, using an RC Transmitter.

Missions — How to fly an autonomous mission.

GeoFence — How to set a geofence.

Rally Points — How to plan safe-return landing points (rally points).

Flight Modes — Summary table + detailed information about flight modes.

Terrain Follow/Hold & Range Assistance — How to enable terrain following.


Vehicle Status Notifications can help you work out when your vehicle is ready to fly (and if not, why not).