Betaflight 4.0 released

It took us a long time, but now it’s here, and it’s got so many new things! When we released 3.5 in August last year, the number of different targets supported by Betaflight had reached 150, and maintaining them was becoming a major effort and taking up a lot of our time. It became clear that we had to do something. We had been working on changing the architecture of Betaflight to make it possible to use the same firmware for different flight controllers for some time, and so we decided to complete this change before releasing the next version, and that because of this fundamental change the next version would be 4.0. As we approached the originally set release date for Betaflight 4.0, we realised that we were not quite ready, and we ...

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End of active development for STM32F3 based flight controllers

For a while now, development of Betaflight for flight controllers based on the STM32F3 chip has been hampered by a severe limitation that this chip has. Unlike the STM32F4 and STM32F7 models, the STM32F3 versions that are used on flight controllers have only a very limited amount of flash space ...

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New requirements for the submission of new and updated targets

As announced earlier, Betaflight 4.0 is introducing a radically new way to define targets, the so-called 'Unified Targets'.

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Betaflight 4.0 release delayed

As you might have learned from the Betaflight GitHub page, our next release will be 4.0. Betaflight 4.0 will bring unified targets, which is the the culmination of years of work that started in 2016 with the introduction of remappable resources, and it will drastically change the way how Betaflight is built and distributed.

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