Our Milestones

We started out as a manufacturer of remote-controlled aircraft for model-making enthusiasts. Coming from this background, we recognise that safety is the cornerstone of the usability and capability of our products. This belief extends to the empowerment of the people who keep us safe every day. From Fire and Rescue to the Coast Guard and Law Enforcement, we believe a view from above will 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 ground-breaking electric aircraft and next-generation aerial video quadcopters, Yuneec has pushed the limits above and beyond in electric aviation for over 15 years.

  • 2020

    Yuneec releases the H520E

    The latest update to the enterprise workhorse, the H520, is now the H520E hardware utilizing OFDM radios to give extended range; updated with an RTK engine to provide RTK and PPK for surveying solutions; and an upgraded processor for adding applications. Coupled with new software updates, it makes the H520E the best price-performance in its class. Its flight controller is based on the familiar open source project PX4, which is extremely stable and reliable. In the US, the newest commercial solutions and technology are available through Advanced Technology Labs, Americas / Yuneec, or any of Yuneec’s authorized partners and OEM’s.

  • 2019

    Yuneec co-engineering with Lecia and FLIR introduces the ION L1 Camera for photography, dual Thermal, and optical zoom cameras

    Leica and Yuneec jointly developed the ION L1 Pro Camera for the Typhoon H3 Hexacopter from Yuneec. The 1” sensor in the ION L1 and the optical system is adapted for photography needs in a hexacopter platform. Particular attention to minimizing ghosting and lens flare resulting in exceptional sharpness and contrast with minimal distortion. Dual thermal and vision, and optical zoom cameras are released for the H520 commercial-grade hexacopter. These cameras are plug-and-play and require no tools to change or add. The E10T and E10Tv are dual vision and thermal using the FLIR® Boson sensor for 320x256 and 640x512 resolution respectively. The E30Z provides 30x optical zoom and 6x digital zoom resulting in being able to read a license plate 1 mile away.

  • 2018

    Yuneec introduces the Typhoon H Plus with Real Sense

    The company announced the second generation of its proven six-rotor hex platform, Typhoon H Plus, claiming the CES Innovation award. The product line advancements result from Yuneec’s ongoing commitment to deliver industry leading technologies and pilot-centric features for an unparalleled electric aviation experience.

  • 2017

    Drones for commercial use

    Whether for search and rescue, inspection, film production, security, construction, surveying or mapping applications - multicopters can be used in many areas. With the H520, Yuneec launches a Hexacopter that has been specially developed for commercial use with best in class stability in wind. Its rugged design and reliable precision compass provides a stable and precise flight envelope, and numerous safety features make the H520 the ultimate copter for commercial and professional operators.

  • 2016

    Two world premieres at once

    The Yuneec Typhoon H is a semi-professional hexacopter in a ready-to-fly version, which has been equipped with Intel RealSense technology. RealSense allows the Typhoon H to detect obstacles and automatically dodge them – a revolution in obstacle detection. And thanks to the Breeze, YUNEEC has been able to create an entirely new drone segment. The 4K selfie drone with GPS, IPS and sensational picture quality for an economic price.


    Thanks to the Breeze, YUNEEC has been able to create an entirely new drone segment. The 4K selfie drone with GPS, IPS and sensational picture quality for under € 500.

  • 2015

    Intel invests in Yuneec

    One of the world’s most innovative technology companies is involved in one of the most innovative multicopter manufacturers; this secures them access to the promising drone market and us access to cutting-edge chip technology.

  • 2014

    Yuneec introduces ready-to-fly, out-of-the-box drone

    In 2014, Yuneec comes out with the ready-to-fly, out-of-the-box drone. The Typhoon Q500 quadcopter features a 1080p camera (60 FPS), a 3-axis gimbal and 5.8 GHz long-distance real-time digital video link. The Typhoon Q500 has the Smart Transmitter (the “ST-10 series Ground Station”). This combines a 2.4 GHz radio control transmitter with a 5.8 GHz digital video link along with a built-in Android touch screen, creating an easy-to-fly platform perfect for video capture.

  • 2013

    E-Spyder receives 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 receives a certification for an electric aircraft from Deutschen Ultraleichtflugverbandes (DULV) e.V in 2013.

  • 2010

    Yuneec is awarded with the Lindbergh Electric Aircraft Prize (LEAP)

    Yuneec International is awarded with the Lindbergh Electric Aircraft Prize (LEAP) for the two-seater electric aircraft E430 with a 48-kW electric drive and a frame made of carbon composite fibers.

  • 2003

    Regional offices 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 “ready-to-fly” remote-controlled electric-powered airplane and the design and manufacture of the market-leading radio-controlled helicopters and micro-multicopters.

  • 1999

    Founded in Hong Kong in 1999, Yuneec International Co. Ltd. is the world leader in electronic 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.