Firmware Management

module load firmware

The firmware module provides downloading and listing of available ArduPilot firmware.


Download the list of available firmware:

fw manifest download

Prints out the available latest firmwares:

fw list FILTERS

Use FILTERS to filter the columns. An example would be platform=PX4-v2 to only list the firmware for the PX4-V2 platform. Another example would be releasetype=OFFICIAL frame=quad platform=PX4-v2 to only list the most recent official firmware for quadcopters for the PX4-v2 platform.


Download the specified firmware. It uses the same FILTERS as fw list.

fw download FILTERS


Flash the specified firmware specified by FILENAME. Requires ArduPilot’s to be on the system path.

fw flash FILENAME