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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