Changing the way we fly
Yuneec was founded on a passion for innovation, creativity, and accessibility. We believe in creating a future through technology where everyone can capture a broader perspective from above.
From our roots in the hobby RC world, we think safety is a cornerstone in the usability and capability of our products. This belief extends to the empowerment of people who keep us safe every day. From Fire and Rescue to the Coast Guard and Law Enforcement, we believe a view from above wiII help first responders overcome obstacles, and make us safer.
Our humble beginnings started with innovation and accessibility in the aircraft industry. From the first commercially successful Ready-To-Fly fixed wing RC airplane, to groundbreaking electric aircraft and next generation aerial video quadcopters, Yuneec has pushed the limits above and beyond in electric aviation for over 15 years.
Founded in Hong Kong in 1999, Yuneec International Co. Ltd. is the world leader in electric aviation.
With hundreds of patents filed, Yuneec’s core technologies power its manned aircraft as well as its drones and its market leading line of radio controlled aircraft for the hobby market.
Over 1800 employees located in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Los Angeles and Hamburg.
Yuneec International manufactures over 1 million units a year, sold under OEM/ODM brands as well as the Typhoon brand of multi-copters. The Company’s achievements include the introduction of the hobby industry’s first “Ready to Fly” radio control electric powered airplane and the design and manufacture of the market leading radio controlled helicopters and micro-copters.
Awarded with the Lindbergh Electric Aircraft Prize (LEAP).
Yuneec’s two seat electric powered airplane, the E430, features a 48KW electric propulsion system and a carbon fibre composite airframe. Recognizing this achievement, Yuneec International was awarded the Lindbergh Electric Aircraft Prize (LEAP) by Erik Lindbergh, the grandson of Charles A. Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
The E-Spyder received the world’s first certification for an electric aircraft.
The E-Spyder, a single seat electric powered aircraft features the innovative PowerDrive 24 propulsion system integrating the Motor, Motor Controller, 75 VOLT Battery, and Charger. The E-Spyder received the world’s first type certification for an electric aircraft from Deutschen Ultraleichtflugverbandes (DULV) E.V in 2013.
Yuneec introduced the world’s first ready-to-fly, out-of-the-box drone.
In 2014, Yuneec introduced the world’s first ready-to-fly, out-of-the-box drone. The Typhoon Q500 quadcopter featured a 1080p camera (60 FPS), a 3 Axis gimbal and 5.8GHz long distance real-time digital video link. The Typhoon Q500 has the world’s first Smart Transmitter (the “ST-10 series Ground Station”) combining a 2.4GHz radio control transmitter with a 5.8GHz Digital video link along with a built-in Android touch screen, creating an easy-to-fly platform perfect for video capture.
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Award winning innovation
Typhoon H is the most advanced aerial photography and videography platform available in such a compact size. Driven by customer demand for a design that goes beyond the limitations of a traditional quadcopter, Typhoon H delivers capabilities previously only found in high-end professional offerings, but at a consumer price.
Typhoon H offers flight durations of up to 25 minutes while filming with the CGO3+ 4K UHD camera. The Android powered ST16 Ground Station features a 7-inch touchscreen that displays live footage of your flight in HD 720p resolution and enables a wide variety of autonomous flight modes.
A full 360° view of the world
The 3-axis anti-vibration CGO3+ gimbal camera captures ultra-stable 4K Ultra High Definition video, vivid 12 megapixel still images and can be rotated through an unlimited, 360° range of motion. The CGO3+ gimbal camera features a high quality glass 98° field of view, wide-angle lens, and offers manual camera settings while in flight.
ST16 all-in-one controller
The ST16 Ground Station is an integrated transmitter, receiver and Android platform that gives you full control over Typhoon H, allowing you to easily program autonomous flight and capture stunning photos and videos. The large 7-inch integrated screen displays real-time footage of your flight, eliminating the need for an external device.
Digital video downlink in HD 720P
View real-time footage in HD 720p on the screen of the ST16 transmitter with the integrated digital video downlink with a range of up to 1 mile (1.6km).
Team mode with Wizard and ST16
Wizard is a compact flight controller with its own GPS beacon, making it the perfect second controller and homing device for Typhoon H. With Wizard controlling Typhoon H's flight path, the camera operator can use the included ST16 controller to focus on capturing breathtaking still images and video.
Multiple intelligent task modes
Take your creativity to the next level by letting Typhoon H’s autonomous flight modes focus on the flying while you focus on the shot.
Orbit Me Typhoon H flies a circular path around you, keeping the camera trained on you the whole time.
Point Of Interest Select a subject and Typhoon H will orbit that subject autonomously.
Journey Typhoon H will go up and out, as far as 150ft, and capture the perfect aerial selfie.
Curve Cable Cam Easily program an invisible route for Typhoon H to fly along. Typhoon H will fly between pre-set coordinates while independently controlling camera position.
Follow Me/ Watch Me Follow Me ensures Typhoon H moves along with you. Watch Me tells Typhoon H to follow you while always pointing the camera at you wherever you go.
Dynamic Return to Home Simply switch to Home Mode and Typhoon H will return and land within 26 feet (8 meters) of you.
Easy propeller installation Quick release buttons make installing and removing each propeller simple and fast. High performance propellers, make Typhoon H agile, fast and instantly responsive to commands.
Retractable landing gear Typhoon H’s landing gear retract out of the way to give you a full, 360° view of the world without anything obstructing your view.