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6.4K Stars 11.7K Forks GNU General Public License v3.0 50.3K Commits 1.6K Opened issues


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ArduPilot is the most advanced, full-featured and reliable open source autopilot software available. It has been under development since 2010 by a diverse team of professional engineers, computer scientists and community contributors. Our autopilot software is capable of controlling almost any vehicle system imaginable, from conventional airplanes, quad planes, multi-rotors, and helicopters to rovers, boats, balance bots and even submarines. It is continually being expanded to provide support for new emerging vehicle types.

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The ArduPilot project is licensed under the GNU General Public License, version 3.


ArduPilot is comprised of several parts, vehicles and boards. The list below contains the people that regularly contribute to the project and are responsible for reviewing patches on their specific area.

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