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.

AeroSense Aerobo AS-MC02-P

FlightWave Edge

Airlango Mystic

Yuneec Typhoon H Plus

Yuneec Mantis Q

Yuneec H520 Hexacopter

AeroSense VTOL

DJI Flamewheel 450

Falcon Vertigo Hybrid VTOL

WingtraOne Tailsitter VTOL

Intel® Aero Ready to Fly Drone

Caipirinha Tailsitter

Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight

E-Flite Convergence

QuadRanger VTOL

Wing Wing Z-84

Fun Cub QuadPlane VTOL

Applied Aeronautics Albatross

BirdsEyeView Firefly Y6

Lumenier QAV 250


September 28, 2018 in Announcements

InterDrone 2018 wrap-up

We joined the Drone industry at InterDrone 2018 (Las Vegas, Sept 5-7), we prepared a week of announcements, demos, panels, classes, and keynotes, here’s a wrap-up of everything we announced… Read More
September 7, 2018 in Announcements

Arm continues to support Dronecode by sponsoring InterDrone

InterDrone 2018, Las Vegas, NV: We are happy to have Arm, Dronecode Dronecode silver member, supporting us and together we are working on a joint roadmap of activities to support the… Read More
September 6, 2018 in Announcements

NXP joins Dronecode as Gold member and brings automotive-grade semiconductor solutions to ecosystem

The Dronecode Project welcomes NXP Semiconductor as a Gold member. NXP joins a growing ecosystem and community of developers, end-users and technology companies. Dronecode serves as the vendor-neutral home for… Read More
September 6, 2018 in Announcements

Sony Electronics joins Dronecode to broaden industrial camera integration

Sony Electronics Inc., a worldwide leader in 4K technology, announced its membership in the Dronecode Project, the vendor-neutral home for open source technologies like PX4®, QGroundControl®, MAVLink, and DronecodeSDK. Sony… Read More