Copter supports traditional single rotor, tandem rotor and collective pitch quad rotor helicopters including all the same features as multicopters. The majority of the set-up is the same as for multicopters but please follow the links at the bottom of the page, or in the sidebar, for helicopter specific information.
Demonstation of a real-world commercial flight with a Trex 600 helicopter flown with the ArduPilot system, including additional add-on RC telemetry and FPV.
.. youtube:: FWTb2-sdNW8
Demonstration of a Gaui GX9 pre-flight and being flown with ArduPilot by the Canberra Team in Australia.
.. youtube:: 2xvQvZl8eJc
.. toctree:: :maxdepth: 1 Suggested Parts List <traditional-heli-parts-list> Loading the Firmware <loading-the-code> Mounting the Pixhawk <trad-heli-mounting> Helicopter Parameter List at a Glance <traditional-helicopter-parameter-list> Connecting and Calibration <traditional-helicopter-connecting-apm> Swashplate Setup <traditional-helicopter-swashplate-setup> Rotor Speed Control Setup <traditional-helicopter-rsc-setup> Internal Rotor Speed Governor <traditional-helicopter-internal-rsc-governor> ArduPilot Helicopter Ground School <traditional-helicopter-configuration> Pre-Flight Testing <trad-heli-preflight-testing> First Flight Tests <traditional-helicopter-first-flight-tests> Tuning <traditional-helicopter-tuning> Tips <traditional-helicopter-tips>