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 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.


June 26, 2018 in Announcements

Pixhawk ® 4 now shipping globally!

Pixhawk ® 4 – by Dronecode members Holybro & Auterion. As announced earlier this year, Pixhawk 4 is now available for purchase directly through our member Holybro, in both plastic… Read More
June 22, 2018 in Announcements

Introducing PX4 v1.8 with VIO and obstacle avoidance

The joint Dronecode community of members and contributors is delighted to announce the release of PX4 1.8. This release marks a milestone in the development of the platform and hopes… Read More
May 14, 2018 in Announcements

Survey: UAV Electric Propulsion System

We are partnering with Silver member Zubax Robotics on a quick Survey to understand the current needs of the ecosystem, help us by answering a few questions. All Dronecode project… Read More
April 3, 2018 in Announcements

Pixhawk® 4 coming soon!

We are proud to announce Pixhawk 4 will be shipping by early May! Pixhawk 4 is the latest update to the successful family of Pixhawk flight controllers, designed and developed… Read More