A Review of Open-Source Flight Control Systems

The evolution of open-source flight control firmware is fascinating and involves everything from years of committed development with no reward, to convoluted betrayal from previous partners and friends. In this article, we will review the most popular open-source projects, explain their antecedents and highlight the survivors.

  1. The Flight Control Ecosystem

These days the hardest challenge in designing your own drone is the flight control firmware. For those who can’t be bothered spending the months and years crafting this…