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PX4 is an open-source, open-hardware project aiming at providing a high-end autopilot to the academic, hobby and industrial communities (BSD licensed) at low costs and high availability.
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Companion computers 7 years ago - and the industry is just getting there!

Posted on February 15, 2016 at 11:30am 4 Comments

We just realized how prevailing our system from 2009 still is: Marker based position hold and vision based pattern detection, all onboard, with a full companion architecture. Its great to start to see more of that more broadly, in particular in the open source space.

PX4 VTOL Update

Posted on February 1, 2016 at 10:30am 11 Comments

PX4 has been supporting tailsitters [video], tilt rotors [video] and…


A detailed look at Pixracer

Posted on January 16, 2016 at 11:00am 65 Comments

The video below (enable audio!) shows a detailed overview of the new Pixracer flight controller.

It is the 4th generation of the Pixhawk flight controller family (make: FMUv4) and like the first generations designed by the Pixhawk…


PX4 / Gazebo / VTOL Progress

Posted on January 15, 2016 at 1:30pm 1 Comment

PX4 has been flying Tailsitters, Tiltrotors and Quad Planes since last summer (instructions here), but we didn't get around to add support to our 3D Gazebo based simulator until now. As its standard-compliant MAVLink its easy to reuse and we've made it part of …


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