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.

Yuneec H520 Hexacopter

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 21, 2017 in Announcements, DroneCore

DroneCore Library – Easy MAVLink Integration with PX4

Dronecode/PX4 are excited to announce the creation DroneCore, our new open-source MAVLink Library for the PX4 flight stack. DroneCore is the best way to integrate with PX4 over MAVLink! Yuneec… Read More
September 19, 2017 in Announcements

U-space Drone Traffic Management Takes off in Switzerland

U-space is Europe’s vision for a traffic management system that will support safe, efficient, and secure access to European airspace for millions of drones. Like the U.S. “Unmanned Traffic Management”… Read More
August 31, 2017 in VTOL

Vertical Technologies DeltaQuad VTOL running PX4

Vertical Technologies have released their DeltaQuad series of autonomous VTOL UAVs for the professional market. Using PX4 for the autopilot (and created by members of the PX4 dev team) it… Read More
August 28, 2017 in VTOL

Sensirion SDP3x Airspeed Sensors make PX4 VTOL Drones Even Better

Sensirion announced today (28 August 2017) the integration of a revolutionary new airspeed sensor into PX4. The SDP3x-series sensor allows you to get your VTOL aircraft into the air faster,… Read More