Weather & wind speed check
Check and confirm expected weather conditions & windspeed are acceptable - record as necessary
Update pilot & battery logs as required (take off time and battery voltages)
Crew, Public & Client
Ensure all crew, members of the public and the client representatives are all in correct safe positions
Does this flight need any additional clearance from CAA or local ATC - if required has necessar contact and permissions been approved?
Is the Take ad Landing area clear of foreign objects/debris
Calling "TAKE OFF" start motors
Take one final look around, check with crew members that they agree it is safe to take off. Power up and initiate take off to approx 2m AGL
Test Yaw & Cyclic controls (use small gentle movements and ensure aircraft is responding as expected)
Engage Position and Altitude mode to test hold function (aircraft should hold position and altitude)
Flight Battery Check and position status
Final check on battery, satellites and RTK fix
Final check with crew to agree the planned flight is good to proceed.