Inspector 5 - Quick start guide

Discover everything you need to know on how to get started with Inspector 5


  1. Inspector 5
  2. Installing Inspector 5
  3. Moving from Inspector 4 to Inspector 5

Inspector 5

Inspector 5 is the official Flyability software used to organize and analyze inspection footage gathered from the Elios 3 drones. This version of Inspector is not compatible with data gathered from Elios 2 and Elios 1 drones.


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Installing Inspector 5

Software requirements

To smoothly download and work on Inspector 5 we suggest that you have a Desktop PC that matches the following requirements (or above):



Windows 11 64-bit

Windows 11 64-bit

Intel Core i5-1135 or AMD equivalent

i7-8750H @2.20GHz (6 cores)


16+ GB RAM

Iris Xe Graphics (Minimum tested)

Nvidia GTX 1050 or AMD RX 560 

30 GB Storage

250+ GB Storage

How to install Inspector 5

  1. To install Inspector 5 please go to this link and download.
  2. Once downloaded, open the file titled "InspectorSetup-".
  3. A new panel will appear. Go through each step and then click "Instal".
  4. A pop-up window will open. Please proceed by selecting "Allow".
  5. Finally, launch Inspector 5 on your device.

If any issues were to occur during the installation of Inspector 5 please contact us at


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Moving from Inspector 4 to Inspector 5

If you were a previous Inspector 4 user, you may want to transfer the data you collected in Inspector 4 to Inspector 5. 

Elios 3 on board datasets

Before updating to the new drone firmware, please import all dataset present on the drone memory and erase the memory with Inspector 4

If you have updated your drone and did not import previous datasets, you can downgrade your drone. Please read this article or contact support if needed.

Elios 2 datasets

Inspector 5 does not have Elios 2 mapping features and Asset Management is not compatible with Elios 2.

Elios 2 datasets can still be viewed from Inspector 5. You may find more information in the user manual.

To transfer your data to Inspector 5:

  1. Open Inspector 5 on your PC.
  2. Click on the "Import" tab in the menu on the left side of the screen.
  3. When the new window appears, on the top part of your screen you will see the options to import from Elios 3, Inspector 4, or Inspector 5. Click on Inspector 4.
  4. Select the folder where your flight/s are stored.
  5. Inspector 5 will ask you to organize your previous flights following the new data organizational structure. To do so please create or select an existing asset (e.g., Tank #56) and inspection (e.g., Roof inspection 02.04.2024) for the flight/s you are importing.
  6. Then select "Import".
  7. Go to assets and you will find your imported flight.


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