PX4: The Professional Autopilot

PX4 powers any vehicle from racing and cargo drones through to ground vehicles.
The powerful and uniquely flexible core of the the Dronecode Platform is open-source, and available for you to use and customise as needed.

Open Source

IP-friendly permissive BSD license. Use code as-is or customise in any way you like.

Full stack

The core of a complete end-to-end UAV platform.


One code base for all vehicle types: VTOL, fixed-wing, multi-copter, ground vehicles

World Class Devs

The best from academia, industry, and agile startups


Unrivaled membership from across the UAV industry


An active community supporting users and developers across the flight stack.


Simple user and developer documentation makes PX4 easy to use and customise.


Options exist for both community and commercial support.

Source code

PX4 source code is stored in Github. The developer guide shows how to build the code.

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August 17, 2017 in Uncategorized

Lorenz Meier is Recognized as an Honoree of MIT Technology Review’s 2017 Innovators Under 35 List

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 16, 2017 PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, MIT Technology Review reveals its annual list of Innovators Under 35. For over a decade, the global media company has recognized a list of exceptionally talented technologists whose…

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July 3, 2017 in VTOL

AeroVinci Scalable & Flexible DroneDock System

AeroVinci have developed a scalable drone system that includes a fully self-sustaining drone docking station (“DroneDock”), a PX4-powered VTOL vehicle (“Jack”), and seamless integration with major data collection systems. The…

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June 27, 2017 in Multicopter

DJI Flamewheel 450 with Distance Sensor and RTK GPS

The DJI Flame Wheel 450 is an affordable quadcopter that is designed for entertainment, aerial photography, and FPV flying. It is available as an "almost ready to fly" kit and is intended to... Read More
June 22, 2017 in Sub

HippoCampus AUV Swarm with PX4

What’s better than an autonomously controlled micro sub in a pool? Answer: A whole swarm of them in the open ocean locating sources of pollution and improving our understanding of oceanic…

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