Parrot Bebop Autopilot

The Parrot Bebop2 is a Wifi controlled quadrotor UAV that uses a Linux autopilot which can run ArduPilot firmware. Instructions for converting a Bebop to run ArduPilot are here. We recommend the Bebop2 over the original Bebop because of its much improved GPS.


Copter support was added in Copter-3.3.



  • Processor

    • Parrot P7 dual-core CPU Cortex 9 with quad core GPU

    • 8GB flash

  • Sensors

    • MPU6050 for accelerometers and gyroscope (I2C)

    • AKM 8963 compass

    • MS5607 barometer

    • Furuno GN-87F GPS

    • Sonar

    • Optical-flow

    • HD camera

  • Interfaces

    • 1x UART serial ports

    • USB

    • Built-in Wifi

  • Dimensions

    • 33x38x3.6cm (with hull)

    • 400g (with hull)

  • OS

    • Linux (Busybox)


Some of this information was taken from the Paparazzi UAV wiki page on the Bebop.

Video of Bebop flying Copter-3.3

Firmware upload process