How to Upgrade ELIOS 1 Firmware

Before Starting

  1. Download the latest version of the Elios 1 firmware
  2. Update Cockpit to the latest Version on the Tablet of the controller

Automatic Installation

All Elios 1 systems running Avionics Firmware 1.1 or higher and Cockpit 1.1 or higher are capable of automatically upgrading provided that the tablet has access to the internet. Upon starting the Cockpit app, a notification will appear to inform you that a new version is available. Follow the instructions to install the new version of the App. The avionics firmware of the drone can be upgraded "over the air" if the ground controller and drone are also connected and powered on.

Make sure that there are no old firmware binary files left on the SD card, as in this case the "Over The Air" upgrade will not work correctly.

If you do not wish to connect your tablet to the internet, or if you are running firmware prior to V1.1, then the application and firmware can be upgraded offline through the process described below:

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How to upgrade


The Camera firmware has not changed since v0.11 of July 2017, so you will most likely not have to update it.

How to upgrade

  1. Download the Camera Firmware Binaries

  2. Make sure that the drone is not powered

  3. Remove the Camera SD card from your drone and plug it to your computer

  4. Copy the "FTWLC1.bin" into the Cam SD card's root

  5. Plug the CAM SD card back in the drone

  6. Power up thedrone by plugging in a battery

  7. The CAM LED status will blink blue for a moment and then become solid green

  8. Unplug the battery

    Note: Works only with Avionics v1.0.2 or higher


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