Erle-HexaCopter is a “heavy lifter” version of Erle-Copter, a Linux-based drone that uses the award winning APM:Copter autopilot software. It’s capable of the different flight modes and ideal for outdoor operations. It has been designed for an extended flight time and it can carry a takeoff weight of about 3-4 kilograms.

Erle-HexaCopter is powered by Erle-brain Linux autopilot which includes ROS and communicates with the flight software using the [[mavros]] ROS package.