Resolution ArduPilot as associated project

This resolution was adopted by the Board of Directors of SPI at their meeting of May 12, 2016.


  1. ArduPilot is a substantial and significant Free Software project.

  2. The ArduPilot developers would like SPI's support and assistance, including taking donations.


  1. ArduPilot is formally invited to become an SPI Associated Project, according to the SPI Framework for Associated Projects, SPI Resolution 1998-11-16.iwj.1-amended-2004-08-10.iwj.1, a copy of which can be found at

  2. Andrew Tridgell is recognised by SPI as the authoritative decision maker and SPI liaison for ArduPilot. Successors will be appointed by a vote on the ArduPilot development team mailing list Communication by SPI to the ArduPilot dev team leads (including the liaison) can be made by email to

  3. This invitation will lapse, if not accepted, 60 days after it is approved by the SPI Board.