ArduPilot Glossary Flashcards

Your place to start learning or revise key definitions

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This set of flashcards currently contains over 50 words and phrases for learning terms to do with ArduPilot and other electronics subjects. This is based off of the work done by ArduPilot Dev Team on their ArduPilot glossary. It contains a whole series of definitions that they for their documentation. We ported this to make the flashcards so you can use them to get started!

Like Learn X in Y Minutes we want this to be a very community driven project so if you want to make your own flashcards to learn a different language go to GitHub and make a pull request!

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The flashcards uses an app called Anki which is an open source app available on all platforms (Android, IOS & all desktops) which is based on spaced repetition. We like this app as you can add images, audio and much more to each card. It also encourages you to spend more time revising the things that you don't know than revising the things that you do. It includes a very good section on statistics so you can see analysis on your progress on the topic that you're learning.

Getting Started

First you will need to download Anki on your preferred device. View the download section of the website.

Link to Anki

Then you will need to download the ArduPilot Flashcards

ArduPilot Glossary Flashcards

Now you will need to import the deck either from the app or by opening the file from your downloads and selecting the Anki app for your device.

You can now start learning!

If you're new to Anki or an expert feel free to watch our video on an introduction to Anki to review the basics.


Please note the modifications which have been made & where you can find updates.

  1. The front of every card has "(ArduPilot Glossary)" appended to the end so that if you have any other words in your collection, the ArduPilot definition will still be added when importing it.
  2. Any updates or corrections to the deck will be available at so do return periodically to check if you have the latest version.

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Potential Improvements Yet to be Made

  1. To find a way to systematically pull the definitions from so that any corrections or additions are automatically updated.
  2. To be able to automatically sort the cards so that the words which are used most in the glossary (or the documentation as a whole) is displayed first for the user to learn.


Unless otherwise specified, everything in this deck is covered by the following license:

Creative Commons License

This work was based on the ArduPilot documentation glossary by the ArduPilot Dev Team, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported Licence.

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