Go outside to an open area away from people and buildings. Follow these steps in the user manual and flight checklist:
- Turn on transmitter.
- Connect battery.
- Press and hold safety button until it shows solid red.
- Wait for the LED to show flashing green (for GPS modes) or flashing blue (for non-GPS modes).
- Arm motors.
After these steps, the X8 will be live. Raise the left stick to take off.