Yuneec remains below the radar for many; however, the company continues to be on the forefront of many tech advances in the drone industry. The new Yuneec Typhoon H steps up from the quadcopter form we’ve seen from other drones in its size and price range and provides a hexacopter design (i.e., six rotors) with some rather high-end features. [Read more…]
B&H has just dropped prices on the DJI Phantom 3.
The Phantom 3 Advanced dropped from $999 to $799.
The Phantom 3 Standard dropped from $699 to $499. That’s really some impressive pricing on such a well-equipped drone – even if it is “only” 1080p.
Last year, we saw DJI introduce a trio of Phantom 3 models that spanned from the entry-level Phantom 3 Standard to the mid-range Phantom 3 Advanced and the top-end Phantom 3 Professional, which was the only drone to feature a 4K camera.
This crazy video from the World Cup in Italy shows a rather large drone crashing just behind a skier as he raced down the course. The drone is said to have been shooting video for the TV program and lost connection with the operator.
What an incredible close miss on this crash!
Yuneec’s Typhoon quadcopters are sold with a camera and gimbal attached to the drone; however, a handle is also included in the kits for removing the camera and gimbal from the drone and operating it handheld.
Not a week goes by without some kind of drone incident popping in our news feeds. Stories about drones interfering with commercial flights and even police and firefighting aircraft are becoming far too common.
And now we can’t have nice things… [Read more…]
Yuneec has announced a new drone for mirrorless cameras and other compact cameras that are a bit larger than GoPro and other small action cameras. The Yuneec Tornado H920 features six rotors and can is compatible with the Panasonic GH4 and Sony A7R II using the 360-degree panorama capable GB603 gimbal. [Read more…]