Review and manage the company's fleet

The vehicle's page shows all vehicles that have been associated with your company organized into vehicle types:

Click on a specific vehicle to open up a more detailed overview containing information on the vehicle's health, vehicle summary, recent flights and more data points:

Where to find common vehicle actions

ActionVehicle List (All vehicles)Vehicle Overview (Single vehicle)Manufacturer

Contact your Suite Administrator if any of the above options are not available

Activating a Vehicle

Activating your vehicle will connect it to Auterion Suite. This will allow you to access cloud features and manage your vehicle remotely.

To activate a vehicle:

  1. Power your vehicle, if you are starting with a Skynode Evaluation kit, refer to powering your Skynode for steps on how to power your Skynode.

  2. Connect your vehicle to your computer via USB-C.

  3. Navigate to the vehicle's WebUI (

To activate a vehicle make sure your vehicle is connected to the Internet using Auterion Mission Control > Connectivity tab.

  1. Click on Activate now or Scan the QR code.

  2. You will be directed to Auterion Suite, where you'll see this pop-up window to activate your Skynode.

  1. Click on Activate and your vehicle will be visible under Fleet Management > Vehicles.

Rename a vehicle

  1. Select a vehicle from the All Vehicles list.

  2. Click on Rename vehicle in the top bar.

  1. Enter the new vehicle name and click on Rename Vehicle.

Vehicle Identity

A vehicle is a collection of parts. An airframe, a Skynode, a flight controller, and more. These various pieces of the vehicle make up the complete "vehicle identity."

To view the serial numbers and IDs of the components associated with a given vehicle, click the "fingerprint" button near the vehicle's name on the Vehicle Page.

This will open up a window that shows all of the IDs of the components that make up the vehicle in the Suite. Each ID controls a specific component. For example, the flight controller ID is how the logs coming out of a flight controller as associated with the vehicle page in the Suite.

Manufacturers can use the vehicle identity modal to modify a vehicle's identity. This is useful when adding values during the manufacturing process or when building prototype hardware.

Update a vehicle

  1. Select a vehicle from the Vehicle List.

  2. Click on the Software tab.

  1. You'll find the available firmware versions for your Skynode.

Do not deploy updates to vehicles that are currently or scheduled to be deployed. Update in advance and in accordance with your particular drone program's guidelines.

Archive / Restore

Archiving and restoring vehicles is purely an organization mechanic to keep the main vehicle list clean, and focused on the drones that are actively being used.

To archive a vehicle:

  1. Select a vehicle from the Vehicles list.

  2. Click on the Settings button of the vehicle in the top right corner and then select the Archive option.

To restore a vehicle:

  1. You'll find the archived vehicles under the Vehicles > Vehicle groups > Archived Vehicles.

  2. Select the vehicle you want to restore.

  3. Click on Restore.

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