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Yuneec Announces Latest Drone, a Heavy-Duty Hexacopter

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

Calling the aircraft a “multicopter for professionals,” Yuneec International says its newest drone is suited for applications such as cinematography, inspections and emergency response.

Yuneec Announces Expanded Customer Service for U.S., Canada

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 06, 2017

Consumer drone company Yuneec International has expanded its customer service offerings in the U.S. and Canada. These customer service upgrades include a new one-year warranty on the Typhoon and Breeze drones, a total of 12 authorized service locations for after-warranty [Read More]

Yuneec Introduces the H520 Six-Rotor UAV

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 05, 2017

Yuneec International has unveiled a new commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the H520 hexacopter. A 360-degree, three-axis gimbal, coupled with retractable landing gear, offers unobstructed camera views, says Yuneec. In addition, the camera and gimbal are capable of a 20-degree [Read More]

FPV Controller Now Available for Yuneec’s Breeze Drone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 06, 2016

Yuneec International has announced the availability of its new first-person-view (FPV) controller for the company’s Breeze drone. The portable game controller, available at a suggested retail price of $69.99, connects to users’ smart devices via Bluetooth and enables them to [Read More]

Yuneec Announces New U.S. CEO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 05, 2016

Electric aviation company and drone manufacturer Yuneec International has named Mike Kahn CEO of Yuneec USA. According to Yuneec, Kahn brings over 25 years of experience in the consumer electronics industry. Kahn will be responsible for the day-to-day management of [Read More]

Yuneec Introduces 500-Dollar Drone Designed for Selfie-Taking

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 30, 2016

Yuneec International has announced the availability of the Breeze – what the company says is the “ultimate selfie drone.” The Breeze is controlled via the Breeze Cam app (for iOS and Android devices); has five automated flights modes; and can [Read More]

Yuneec Rolls Out New FPV Headset for Drone Operators

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 04, 2016

Yuneec International has announced the availability of its SkyView first-person-view (FPV) headset, which is compatible with the Yuneec Typhoon H and Tornado H920 drones. The SkyView FPV headset – available for a suggested retail price of $249.99 – offers a [Read More]

U.S. Park Police Nab a Couple Washington, D.C., Drone Operators

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 30, 2016

The U.S. Park Police have noted two recent illegal unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations taking place in Washington, D.C. Federal law prohibits flying all unmanned aircraft in the heavily regulated flight restricted zone (FRZ) around Washington, D.C., including from private [Read More]

Yuneec Typhoon H Drone with Intel RealSense Now Available for Pre-Order

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2016

Yuneec International has announced the pre-order availability of its Typhoon H unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with Intel RealSense technology. First shipments to customers will begin within four weeks. The Typhoon H comes with a factory-installed Intel RealSense R200 camera and [Read More]

DJI Claims Patent Infringement on Yuneec, Files Suit in Calif. Court

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 01, 2016

Vowing “vigorous defense of its intellectual property,” DJI has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Yuneec International Co. Ltd. and Yuneec USA Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. According to DJI, the complaint asserts [Read More]

Yuneec’s Typhoon H Drone Now Available for Pre-Order

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 15, 2016

Yuneec International says its Typhoon H six-rotor unmanned aircraft system (UAS) is now available for pre-order at various consumer electronics retailers, online stores and specialized outlets. First customer deliveries will begin in two weeks, says Yuneec. First introduced at CES [Read More]

Best Buy to Start Selling Yuneec Drones

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 15, 2015

Yuneec International has announced an in-store and online retail partnership with electronics retailer Best Buy. Yuneec’s Typhoon drone series, which includes the Typhoon Q500 4K and Typhoon G multicopters – as well as the Typhoon Wizard, a new, ultra-lightweight remote [Read More]

Yuneec Launches Typhoon Wizard for One-Handed UAV Flight Control

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 13, 2015

Yuneec International has introduced the Typhoon Wizard, an ultra-lightweight remote control that allows users to pilot the company’s Typhoon drones with only one hand. The mini GPS tracking device, compatible with the entire Typhoon series of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), [Read More]

Yuneec Announces First Drone of the Tornado Series

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 11, 2015

Yuneec International has launched the Tornado H920 hexacopter and the CGO4 professional gimbal camera. The Tornado H920, the first release from the company’s Tornado series of drones, features an ultra-lightweight carbon fiber frame, retractable landing gear and folding arms. The [Read More]

Intel Invests $60M in Yuneec to Make Drones That ‘Truly Change the World’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 27, 2015

Intel Capital has invested more than $60 million in electric aviation company Yuneec Holding Ltd., provider of the Typhoon and Tornado families of drones. The announcement was made by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and Yuneec CEO Tian Yu in a [Read More]

Yuneec International Adds 4K to Typhoon Family of UAVs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 30, 2015

Yuneec International Co. Ltd. has launched the Typhoon Q500 4K, the newest member of the company's Typhoon family of drones. According to Yuneec, the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which produces 4K video and 12-megapixel photos, offers up to 25 minutes [Read More]