PX4 Robotic Drone FMU (RDDRONE-FMUK66)

Flight Management Unit running PX4, an industrial-grade, open-source drone software stack

Overview

RDDRONE-FMUK66 PX4 drone reference design top view
RDDRONE-FMUK66 PX4 drone reference design bottom view
RDDRONE-FMUK66 with Micro SD
HoverGames Drone Kit

Specifications

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RDDRONE-FMUK66 flight management unit (FMU) reference design

RDDRONE-FMUK66 flight management unit (FMU) reference design

Technical and Functional Specifications

Functionality

  • Proven business-friendly open source software with available enterprise support: PX4, QGroundControl
  • Supports all airframes: Use it for Quadcopters, Hexacopter, VTOL, planes, rovers, cars, and other robots
  • Open and flexible for development: Suitable for bare bones or other vehicle stacks, addition of companion computer with Vision, and many peripherals such as GPS, RTK-GPS, UWB, Telemetry radios, LTE, Bluetooth Low Energy, radar, ultrasonic, lidar
  • Can interface with NXP RapidIoT using RDDRONE-IOT adapter board
  • High-bandwidth interfaces: Automotive peripheral interfaces support light-weight two-wire 100Base-T1 Ethernet and dual CAN
  • Included in complete reference drone kit KIT-HGDRONEK66
  • Use DroneCodeSDK co-operating with an NXP i.MX, S32x, or other companion computer running Linux, ROS, and MAVROS
  • MAVLink telemetry to ground station
  • Supports RTK GPS
  • UAS Traffic management (UTM) services through Air map platform SDK

Industrial

  • UAV Data Buses and Battery Management
  • UAV Intermediate Flight Controller
  • UAV Vision, Advanced Sensing, and Processing Board
  • Unmanned Vehicles (Ground, Air, Water)

  • Proven business-friendly open source software with available enterprise support: PX4, QGroundControl
  • Supports all airframes: Use it for Quadcopters, Hexacopter, VTOL, planes, rovers, cars, and other robots
  • Open and flexible for development: Suitable for bare bones or other vehicle stacks
  • Can interface with NXP RapidIoT using RDDRONE-IOT adapter board

  • For the complete reference drone kit please visit this page: KIT-HGDRONEK66

  • Order separately, telemetry radios available as HGD-TELEM433 (EUR) or HGDTELEM-915 (USA) depending on your country regulations

Buy

  • RDDRONE-FMUK66   Active

  • PX4 Robotic Drone FMU (RDDRONE-FMUK66)
    • 1 @ US
    • $235.75
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  • PX4 Robotic Drone FMU (RDDRONE-FMUK66L)
    • 1 @ US
    • $139.00
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  • HGD-TELEM433   Active

  • Telemetry Radio for HoverGames Drone, 433Mhz (EU) 
    • HGD-TELEM433
    • 1 @ US
    • $39.00
    • Buy Direct
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  • HGD-TELEM915   Active

  • Telemetry Radio for HoverGames Drone, 915Mhz (US)
    • HGD-TELEM915
    • 1 @ US
    • $39.00
    • Buy Direct
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Design Resources

HoverGames an exciting starting point in the automated vehicle world.

Get Started

Getting started

Getting started using the RDDRONE-FMUK66

This guide contains all the information you need to get your HoverGames drone and RDDRONE-FMUK66 up and running.

Radio controller setup for the FlySky FS-i6S RC, PX4 configuration using QGroundControl, PX4 Autopilot User Guide and Development Guide

Development tools and software

Services

NXP is a member of Linux Foundation DroneCode.org, and the FMU functions under the member projects PX4.org flight stack, QGroundControl, MAVLINK, UAVCAN. PX4Pro Flight stack is open source with a business-friendly BSD license and runs on the NuttX RTOS. Several flexible simulation environments are available. All support is through the PX4 Slack community or third-party enterprise-grade support such as Auterion.com.