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Teensy Autopilot System for Hobbyist UAV's

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Teensy UAV System

Firetail is an open source UAV autopilot system for remote controlled aircraft. It can turn any small to medium sized RC plane into a functional unmanned aircraft. It is not intended for manned aviation or life critical operations.


  • Several autopilot modes that provide different levels of flight stablisation
  • Secure two-way digital datalink with military strength AES encryption
  • Autopilot software uses the ChibiOS real-time operating system for exceptional performance.
  • Monitors various aircraft parameters and takes over if something goes wrong.
  • Automatically returns if it loses remote control signal (except during autonomous flight)
  • Ability to upload and fly a maximum of 512 waypoints.
  • Geofencing, so the aircraft cannot fly out of a designated area.
  • Free and open source software.
  • Micro SD card for log file storage.
  • Interface to several GPS modules available.

The Teensy UAV software is written in C++. The ground station software is written in C++ with a Gtkmm 3 GUI.

The tiny size of the Teensy autopilot seen here in comparison with an Australian 50c piece.