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How to: Finalise your Missions

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Mission finalisation is (as the name implies) the final step in the FlyFreely mission workflow.

Finalisation is the step where all of the mission details (documentation, flight records etc) gets ‘locked’ – no further edits can be made after this has been done (read only mode). Doing this maintains the integrity of your records.

For customers using the FlyFreely Field App

Having completed your flying using the FlyFreely Field App, your mission will be displayed with the completed status. To proceed, open the mission from the dashboard – this will open the mission details dialogue. You will be able to see your flight details under the Flights and Completion Details tab. To proceed, click Edit Mission Record.

The first sections of the Finish Mission dialogue (Objectives and Operations) are related to general mission details. Mark your mission as ‘Completed’, ‘Partially completed’ or ‘Incomplete’ and enter any relevant details.

Next, enter the start and finish times for your mission (this represents time on site, not individual flights). The Journal area is for any general mission notes you might have.

Once you’ve completed these basic details, scroll down the page to the Flights section. The flights will be pre-filled by the Field App.  Check over the details to confirm that everything is correct. You can also upload any relevant documentation (for example if you have additional hand-written notes from the mission) that you’d like to add to the mission record.

Note that the flight duration fields will be pre-filled. These times are those recorded by the field app. If you need to adjust these times for any reason (eg if you forgot to stop the timer), simply un-check the use automatic duration checkbox and enter your own numbers. This time will be logged against the selected battery/s, the selected RPA and the Remote Pilot.

Once you are satisfied that everything is present and correct, press Submit for Finalisation.

This action will notify the Chief Remote Pilot (CRP) that the mission is ready to be finalised. The CRP will check the details to make sure that all requirements have been met and that everything looks correct, before finalising the mission. Once finalised, the mission will be ‘read only’ and no further edits can be made.

Please note: By pressing Submit for Finalisation, the Remote pilot is signing off on the mission record (in the same way that they’d physically sign a paper record). By pressing Finalise Mission, the CRP is countersigning the mission record.

For Non-Field App Users

If you are using paper records (or electronic records other than the FlyFreely Field App) to record mission and flight details – you will need to enter these details manually prior to finalising your mission. Open the relevant mission from the dashboard – this will open the mission details dialogue. Click Create Mission Record to begin.

The first section of the Finish Mission dialog related to general mission details. Mark your mission as ‘Completed’, ‘Partially completed’ or ‘Incomplete’ and enter any relevant details.

Next, enter the start and finish times for your mission (this is total time on site, not individual flights). The Journal area is for any general mission notes you might have.

Once you’ve completed these basic details, scroll down the page to the Flights section. This is where you will transfer your flight details into FlyFreely to create a permanent record. You can add flights by clicking either of the buttons shown below. Enter the full details for each flight, including the individual flight time (this time will be logged against the selected battery/s, the selected RPA and the Remote Pilot). You can also upload any relevant documentation (for example if you have additional hand-written notes from the mission) that you’d like to add to the mission record.

Submitting for Finalisation

When you are satisfied that everything is present and correct, press Submit for Finalisation.

This action will notify the Chief Remote Pilot (CRP) that the mission is ready to be finalised. The CRP will check the details to make sure that all requirements have been met and that everything looks correct, before finalising the mission. Once finalised, the mission will be ‘read only’ and no further edits can be made.

Please note: By pressing Submit for Finalisation, the Remote pilot is signing off on the mission record (in the same way that they’d physically sign a paper record). By pressing Finalise Mission, the CRP is countersigning the mission record.

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