Drone connection and first flight

UgCS desktop is a fully functional ground control software for drones for mission planning and flight control, which runs on a PC. UgCS provides all the tools required to plan safe aerial surveys, control drones directly, monitor telemetry, view and record online videos, and do post-flight analysis.
More information on UgCS desktop capabilities can be found at https://www.sphengineering.com/flight-planning.

UgCS for DJI is a mobile companion application for Android devices to establish a connection between DJI drones and the UgCS desktops.

Make sure to use the latest version of UgCS and UgCS for DJI on your mobile device or Smart controller.

Make sure that both devices are in the same network and no restrictions with the firewall/antivirus or any other system on your computer.

  • Run UgCS Desktop
  • Switch on the drone
  • Switch on the controller or Smart Controller
  • Connect the controller to the mobile device with a USB cable
  • The UgCS for DJI will appear in the pop-out message. Choose "Once"
  • The SSDP connection must be established automatically

NOTE: NEVER update software in the field!!!

When launching UgCS for DJI for the first time, the Android device must be connected to the internet, in order to pass DJI verification. This is an automatic DJI process and does not need any input from the user.