Get your drone applications airborne quickly.¹

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This quadcopter is a fully assembled development platform that combines the Intel® Aero Compute Board and the Intel® Aero Vision Accessory Kit with the Intel® Aero Flight Controller, GPS, compass, airframe, ESCs, motors, transmitter, and receiver. The only thing needed to start flying is a charged battery.²

What's Inside

Intel® Aero Compute Board

  • Intel Atom® x7-Z8750 processor
  • 4 GB LPDDR3-1600
  • 32 GB eMMC
  • microSD* memory card slot
  • M.2 connector 1 lane PCIe* for SSD
  • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
  • USB 3.0 OTG
  • Reprogrammable I/O via Intel® MAX® 10 FPGA
  • 8 MP RGB camera (front facing)
  • VGA camera, global shutter, monochrome (down facing)
  • Open source, embedded Linux*, Yocto Project*
  • InsydeH2O* UEFI BIOS optimized for the Intel® Aero Platform for UAVs

Pre-assembled Quadcopter

  • Carbon fiber airframe
  • GPS and compass
  • Power distribution board
  • 4 electronic speed controllers
  • 4 motors
  • 8 snap-on propellers
  • Spektrum DSMX* serial receiver
  • Spektrum DXe transmitter (2.4 GHz DSMX)

Intel® RealSense™ Camera (R200)

  • Longer range³ (up to 3-4 meters indoors, longer range outdoors)
  • Depth / infrared: 640 x 480 resolution at 60 FPS
  • RGB: 1080p at 30 FPS
  • USB 3.0 required
  • Camera dimensions: 130 mm x 20 mm x 7 mm

Intel® Aero Flight Controller with Dronecode* PX4* Autopilot

  • STM32 microcontroller
  • 6 DoF IMU, magnetometer, and altitude sensors
  • Connected to the Intel Aero Compute Board over HSUART and communicates using MAVLink* protocol


Name Measurement
Drone dimensions hub-to-hub (diagonal) 360 mm
Drone height from the base to the top of a GPS antenna 222 mm
Propeller length 230 mm
Weight of drone (basic configuration without battery) 865 g
Gross weight (maximum) – takeoff weight3 1900 g
Flight time (maximum) – with 4S, 4000 mAh battery, hovering, no added payload3 20 min
Sustained wind (maximum)3 15 knots
Control distance (maximum) - with supplied remote control3 300 m
Airspeed (maximum)3 15 m/s
Altitude of operation (maximum) – height above sea level3 5000
Outside air temperature (minimum / maximum) -0 C / +45 C
Electronic speed control (ESC) and motor - designed and manufactured by Yuneec and modified for Intel Aero Platform for UAVs
  • Input control interface
  • ESC Input Voltage
  • UART
  • 11.1 – 14.8 V


1 The Intel Aero Ready to Fly Drone is a kit for developers and is intended to be modified by developers according to their professional judgment. Intel has not established operating limitations for the kit nor tested any configurations other than the base configuration. Developers are responsible for testing and ensuring the safety of their own configurations, and establishing the operating limits of those configurations.

2 Recommended battery: LiPo, 4S, 4000+ mAh, with XT60 connector

3 Estimated

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