What's the difference between Cleanflight and Betaflight ?

Cleanflight and betaflight are open source flight controller software that must be installed on your flight controller (hardware). There are a great variety of flight controller products and cleanflight/betaflight can be installed on most of them including the TBS Colibri Race.

Betaflight is an evolution of Cleanflight. Both software are very similar in terms of user interface but betaflight is generally more advanced and has become the standard in the industry. Think about cleanflight as Windows XP and Betaflight as Windows 10.

What does TBS use ?

TBS's standard flight controller is the Colibri Race. Even though the Colibri Race can run on cleanflight, we recommend to run betaflight for optimal performances. 

How to install Betaflight

Betaflight is an Application on google chrome. Use chrome to download and install "Betaflight configurator" (Free). Then open betaflight via the chrome app page.


What does "flashing" means ?

Flashing means installing a software on a piece of hardware. For instance you can flash your TBS Colibri Race flight controller with betaflight.

How to install/flash betaflight on the TBS Colibri flight controller ?

Use the TBS Agent software to install betaflight on your Colibri Race flight controller. Follow these video:


Betaflight doesn't connect

Most likely you have a problem with your port device. Please double check the speed (115200) and your Com port (eg. COM7) next to the Connect button in Betaflight.

Windows 10 tends to automatically install the latest firmware but you will have to manually install the Communication port driver when using a Windows 7 or 8 computer. 

Please check this video 


and procedure


Is there a tutorial to show how to use Betaflight with the TBS Vendetta

You can find a tutorial regarding the update of the TBS Vendetta, including the Betaflight sequence at https://youtu.be/Ywn-9rg1oK8