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.

Falcon Vertigo Hybrid VTOL

WingtraOne Tailsitter VTOL

Intel® Aero Ready to Fly Drone

Caipirinha Tailsitter

Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight

E-Flite Convergence

DeltaQuad VTOL

QuadRanger VTOL

Wing Wing Z-84

Fun Cub QuadPlane VTOL

Applied Aeronautics Albatross

BirdsEyeView Firefly Y6

Lumenier QAV 250


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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June 21, 2017 in VTOL

Falcon Vertigo Hybrid VTOL Build Log

The Falcon Vertigo Hybrid VTOL is a commercially available QuadPlane VTOL aircraft that has been designed to work with PX4 and the Dropix (Pixhawk compatible) flight controller. The RTF kit contains... Read More
December 31, 2016 in VTOL

Support for e-flite convergence

PX4 support for the e-flite convergence airframe is coming for the next release (Github pull request, build log). UAVenture contributed the basic airframe config – for all the features of their…

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December 21, 2016 in Uncategorized

NuttX 7.18+

We have upgraded today to NuttX 7.18 on PX4/master. This is a major upgrade from NuttX 6, which we had been using for several years almost unchanged. PX4 did grow exponentially…

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