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Yuneec Ups Its Game with New Racing and Fixed Wing Drones

Yuneec HD Racer

Yuneec is demonstrating its drive to remain aggressive within the cutthroat drone manufacturing area, introducing two new product strains and the subsequent era of the Typhoon H Plus business providing at CES 2018.

The firm has launched a hard and fast wing, Firebird FPV drone and a racing drone, the HD Racer.  “The category expansion and product line advancements are a result of Yuneec’s ongoing commitment to deliver industry leading technologies and pilot-centric features for an unparalleled electric avia­tion experience,” says Yuneec’s announcement.

“We take great pride in addressing what our customers desire in drone technology to ensure each evolution in our product line pushes brand and industry standards,” mentioned Wenyan Jiang, chairwoman and co-founder of Yuneec International. “The entrance into the fixed wing and racing categories provides an opportunity for pilots and enthusiasts to use Yuneec products in fun, new ways and expand their creative possibilities.”

Yuneec FIrebird FPV

Firebird FPV

“Firebird FPV provides a fully immersive real-time outdoor flight experience, allowing the user to fly as if they were in the cockpit of a real airplane,” says the announcement.  With a flight endurance of 30 minutes, the brand new light-weight fixed-wing is designed for enjoyable – permitting pilots to do “acrobatic maneuvers” like rolls and loops.  This is a singular design that would re-energize the leisure marketplace for new pilots.

With a in-built “Safety Mode” in addition to Return Home, Geofencing, and Auto Landing it is a client drone that Yuneec says is “simple and easy to fly at any skill level.”

HD Racer

Next within the lineup for fans is the HD Racer, Yuneec’s first racing drone.  The HD Racer “fits in the palm of your hand and once in the air, gives pilots an immersive experience with cutting-edge technology.” Designed for each rookies and expertise pilots, the HD Racer gives built-in flight stabilization and protected blades for secure indoor flight.

“While in the air, pilots can seamlessly navigate through any obstacle with an optimized, all-digital, low latency HD video downlink,” explains the announcement. “Additionally, pilots can record and share their best racing moments in high resolution 1080p at 60fps. If pilots do catch an obstacle, ‘Flip-Up’ mode automatically uprights the downed HD Racer to maximize flying and minimize downtime.”

Typhoon H Plus

While they’ve clearly invested of their leisure drone wheelhouse, Yuneec can be busy increasing into the business market with the Typhoon H Plus.  Introduced final 12 months, the Typhoon is an economical , drone with skilled stage cameras and collision avoidance expertise.

The new model is bigger than the outdated and emphasizes stability.  Stable in winds as much as 30 mph and quieter than earlier fashions, “H Plus leads its category in stable flight and quiet operation,” says Yuneec.

“…Typhoon H Plus is equipped with a high aperture one-inch sensor camera capable of 20 megapixel stills and 4K resolution video at 60fps,” says the announcement. “The new model also boasts an improved low-light performance compared to previous models. A continuous rotation gimbal combined with retractable landing gear provides seamless 360-degree unobstructed views.”

“…Additionally, the Typhoon H Plus is accompanied by a newly redesigned Android-based ST16S controller, which includes a large, high brightness seven-inch integrated display and HD 720p video downlink for stunning real-time video reception.”

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. The HD Racer will retail at $179.99, and shall be within the second half of 2018.


Miriam McNabb is the CEO of JobForDrones, knowledgeable drone providers market, and a fascinated observer of the rising drone business and the regulatory setting for drones. She writes for DRONELIFE on present information, monetary tendencies, and FAA laws. Miriam has a level from the University of Chicago and over 20 years of expertise in excessive tech gross sales and advertising and marketing for brand spanking new applied sciences.
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