Chinese dronemaker Yuneec at the moment launched its first racing drone.
Called the HD Racer, the palm-sized drone is designed for racers with a vary of ability ranges. The HD Racer makes use of an all-digital, low latency HD video downlink to permit pilots to see what the drone is seeing in actual-time. Additionally, pilots can report their flights in 1080p at 60fps.
Protected blades imply the drone is meant to be flown indoors.
The HD Racer will retail at $179.99, and will probably be within the second half of 2018.
Yuneec at the moment additionally introduced a fastened wing drone referred to as the Firebird FPV, in addition to an enchancment to its Typhoon H drone referred to as the Typhoon H Plus.
The second era of Typhoon H means an enchancment to the Typhoon H’s iconic six rotor hex airframe, together with a 40 p.c discount in noise from earlier hex fashions, and secure flight in winds as much as 30mph. The Typhoon H Plus’s digicam is provided with a excessive aperture, one-inch sensor digicam able to 20 megapixel stills and 4K decision video at 60fps. The digicam is predicted to have improved low-mild efficiency as effectively.
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The new Firebird FPV is a fastened-wing drone (like a aircraft, fairly than the quadcopter type. The Firebird FPV has a flight time to 30 minutes, and Yuneec claims the drone is easy and simple to fly at any ability degree. A Safety Mode prevents the drone from flying too low by making it unimaginable to descend under the set ground altitude.
The Typhoon H Plus will retail at $1799.99 and the Firebird FPV will retail at $699.99, each slated to be obtainable within the first half of 2018.