A Linux-based drone for developers with support for the Robot Operating System


499.00 €

What is Erle-Copter

Erle-Copter is a drone kit for developers that uses the Erle-Brain 2 hardware autopilot and the APM flight stack. In a nutshell, it’s a Linux flying robot kit whose behavior can be extended in the same way you’ll code something in your Desktop Linux machine

It’s ideal for outdoor operations and it has been designed for an extended flight time (about 20 minutes) with a takeoff weight of up to 1 kilogram.

Modular Design

Erle-Copter’s design makes it customizable to the point that you can include different modules such as cameras, gimbals, range finders, Electro permanent Magnets, LIDARs, etc. Create your own Linux flying device with Erle-Copter!


Take a step into the future and do it yourself!

Erle Robotics has designed a DIY kit that allows you to enjoy and share the experience of building easily your own flying machine

For everyone

You don’t need to be a robotics PhD to create a flying robot. Our kits have been designed so that high school kids could succeed.


Robot simulation is an essential tool in every roboticist’s toolbox. A well-designed simulator allows to rapidly test algorithms, save time, money and perform regressions tests using realistic scenarios.

Autonomous missions

Program your own missions using common tools such as Mission Planner, APM Planner 2, DoidPlanner and other ground control stations. Press a click and watch how Erle-Copter does the mission autonomously*.

Follow me

Move around and have your copter follow you wherever you go*.

*Erle-Copter requires the GPS module to perform autonomous missions.

Take pictures

Use the gimbal to take professional images*.

*Erle-Copter requires the Gimbal and the Legs to take professional images.

First Person View (FPV)

Become Erle-Copter’s eyes by using this amazing feature transmitted over WiFi using different frequencies.

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