Building a sustainable open source ecosystem for critical Drone components

Dronecode is a nonprofit hosted under the Linux Foundation, dedicated to fostering open-source components and their communities. Working with top developers, end-users, and adopting vendors to create opportunities for collaboration.


BSD-Licensed flight control software for drones and other unmanned vehicles. The project provides a flexible set of tools and everything drone developers need. Trusted by some of the biggest companies in the industry.


Lightweight communication protocol for UAV systems and components. Widely used for communications between ground-stations, autopilots and companion computers. Covers the basics needed to safely operate a modern drone and allows for 3rd party customization.


Feature complete and fully customizable control station for MAVLink based Drones. The project releases stable apps available in the iOS and Android app stores, and also offers desktop support for Linux, macOS and Windows.


The MAVSDK project is a standards-compliant MAVLink Library with APIs for commonly used programming languages like C++, Swift, and Python. It’s the easiest way to integrate with drones over MAVLink, trusted by leading organizations in the industry.


Recent news

October 15, 2019 in Announcements

Silver member Ainstein launches second generation object detection sensors.

From left to right, US-D1, SRD-D1, OcPoC Zynq Mini Dronecode is excited to announce that Silver Member Ainstein AI is launching the new generation of their object detection radar with…
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July 31, 2019 in Announcements

The NuttX International Workshop 2019

On July 16, 17, the NuttX community met in the Netherlands for two days of NuttX sessions and workshops by top contributors to the project. Dronecode celebrates the gathering and…
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July 23, 2019 in Announcements

Save the date: “PX4 Track” @ InterDrone

Announcing the "PX4 Track" @ InterDrone Dronecode is bringing the PX4 ecosystem to InterDrone September 3-6. For the third year in a row, Dronecode will be participating at InterDrone, one…
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July 17, 2019 in Announcements

MAVSDK, the standards-compliant SDK for MAVLink

MAVSDK is the new name for the Dronecode SDK (formerly “DroneCore”), the project is now under the MAVLink project umbrella. The MAVSDK project is a standards-compliant MAVLink Library with APIs…
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