Erle-Copter is the first Linux-based smart drone that uses robotic frameworks such as ROS (the RobotOperating System) and the award winning APM software autopilot to achieve different flightmodes.

Erle-Copter is ideal for outdoor operations and it has been designed for an extended flight time with a takeoff weight of up to 2 kilograms.

Feature Description
Dimensions 370 x 370 x 95 mm
Weight 878 grams fully assembled (battery included)
Payload 1 kilogram
Diagonal wheelbased 370 mm
Propellers 10x4.5 or 9.4x4.3
Colour Black&Yellow or White&Red

  • It is advisable to install some fiberglass legs if you use a gimbal.
  • If you use a 2-axis gimbal, you will need a 9 channels RC to control both axis. With the 6 channel RC you only can control one of the axis.
  • You will need a 4S LiPo battery charger/balancer for the extra 4S batteries.

Go to ardupilot web page.