SidePilot App - Version 1.1 (Formerly iMavlink)

Hi! Version 1.1 was just released of SidePilot, the iOS Groundstation app for Arducopter and PX4 (formerly called iMavlink).

New features include: 

  • New Name!
  • Easy PID Tuning using sliders
  • Calibrate Radio trims
  • Increased PX4 Support
  • Set Flight Modes
  • Arrow that points towards your drone for easily locating it

Other Features:

  • GPS Location of drone
  • Set, edit and delete waypoints
  • Arm/Disarm
  • Display VFR information such as altitude, yaw, pitch and roll.
  • Voice alerts for mode changes and other important information
  • Edit Parameters
  • Log flights for future reference
  • GPS Status of drone
  • Distance from home/device
  • Battery voltage display and warnings
  • Calibration of battery monitor and accelerometer
  • Light and Dark themes
  • Manage multiple BLE Repeaters
  • Live video feed from drone (if supported)
  • Change flight modes
  • And many more

For more info please visit

Download on the App Store Here

You must have either the BLE Repeater device that accompanies the app, or a Wifi connection to your drone (such as 3DR Solo). You can purchase the repeater from here:

If you purchase the BLE Repeater, the app is included for free!

If you have any questions please ask!

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Comment by LIVRELLI Noel on October 21, 2016 at 1:13am

hullo everybody.

once more or the ideal ?

Any tutorial for how to use it

thanks for reading, more for your answer

best regards

Comment by Tom on October 21, 2016 at 1:55am


Hi! I have posted a getting started guide on the forums at

If you have any issues please post on the forums and I can help you.



Comment by LIVRELLI Noel on October 21, 2016 at 3:25am


Thanks for your answer.

for the moment i can't succeed to open your link.

each attempt to join the " forum" give this notice : "Sorry but this board is currently unavailable."

may be later


Comment by Tom on October 21, 2016 at 3:28am

Bad timing, I took the board down for about 5 minutes for an update. It is back now.

Comment by LIVRELLI Noel on October 21, 2016 at 3:30am


I finally succeed to reach the forum by another way.

i begin the reading and if neccesary, will return to you

best regards

Comment by UAS_Pilot on October 26, 2016 at 7:39am

Will the app work with the Event 38 Bluetooth repeater/bridge?



Comment by Tom on November 7, 2016 at 12:29am

@UAS_Pilot I do not have one of those to be able to test it out, however I dont believe it will work. The Bluetooth format is currently restricted to the RedBear BLE Mini, which is what is inside the BLE Repeater I sell.




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