Training Video: KML Files for Mission Planning

Now that you’ve learned how to plan a mission on your remote controller let’s explore another method to draw and import your flight boundary onto your controller.  This method involves planning a Keyhole Markup Language, or KML, file on your computer, then importing this file onto your controller.  The advantage of using this method is that you can plan your mission on a larger computer screen and with a stronger internet connection.

This video focuses on the Phantom 4 RTK and the Matrice 300 RTK drones. 

You’ll learn how to:

  • Create a KML file in Google Earth Pro

  • Create a KML file in the Platform, and how to 

  • Import a KML file to your drone


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Importing KML Files to the Phantom 4 RTK for Mission Planning

Importing a KML for Mission Planning for the Matrice 300 RTK

How to Create KML Files for Mission Planning in Google Earth

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