Intel® Aero Platform for UAVs Installation Files



This download record includes build files for Intel® Aero Compute Board 1.6.2.

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Detailed Description

Intel® Aero Platform for UAVs Discontinuation Notice

Intel is discontinuing the Intel® Aero Platform for UAVs. The last order date for the Intel® Aero products is February 15, 2019. Forum-based support (Intel Community) for Intel® Aero products is available until June 15, 2019. There are no further software updates planned for the Intel® Aero Platform for UAVs. All documentation resources for the Intel® Aero products will be available to the Intel® Aero developer community until February 15, 2022. Files licensed under open source licenses will continue to be available in binary and source code on GitHub.​



The Intel® Aero Compute Board is a purpose-built, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developer kit powered by a quad-core Intel Atom® Processor. It's geared toward UAV developers, researchers, and enthusiasts.

Intel® Aero Compute Board features:

  • Storage capabilities
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Support for multiple cameras including the Intel® RealSense™ Camera R200, which is part of the optional Intel® Aero Vision Accessory Kit
  • Industry standard interfaces
  • Reconfigurable I/O to facilitate connecting to a broad variety of drone hardware subsystems

The compute board includes open-source Yocto Linux* operating system, sample applications, and APIs for flight and vision interfaces.



It's necessary to update the BIOS, FPGA, and Flight Controller for this software release. For instructions to update the BIOS, FPGA, and Flight Controller, see the Wiki.


What's new with software release 1.6.2?

  • Aero bios version updated to 1.00.16
  • Kernel version updated to 4.4.113
  • Fixed build issue due to broken link in recipe


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