Earlier this year the Q5000 Typhoon was released by YUNEEC. The drone is one of the first 4K drones that gets designed for armature pilots. The YUNEEC Typhoon Q500 cost about 1300 dollars. The drone has a beautiful design and always tries to set itself apart from the other drones and thus it is definitely worth the price range. The camera can be removed and attached back on, and it has an accessory grip. The remote control has an android screen, so you need not connect your phone to view the screen.
The following are some of the things you will have to know about the YUNEEC Typhoon Q500:
- Features and Specifications.
- Built quality and durability.
- Battery life and charging time.
- Flight performance, Control, and Autonomy.
Features and Specifications:
The drone is about 16.5 inches long and about 4 pounds including the battery weight. The Typhoon Q500 has two sets of rotors, an adapter, SD memory card which is about 16GB that gets preloaded with video tutorials and a 4K camera.
There is a follow me more, and a watch me mode in the drone where the camera directly focuses the pilot and make sure that the operator is always in the frame. In addition to this feature, there is an ST10+ Personal Ground Station controller which has all the necessary joysticks, buttons and all the other settings from flying the drone to landing the drone.
The drone has a 5.5-inch touch screen which shows you a clear picture of what the camera captures.
Built quality and durability:
The drone has a sturdy frame which has a massive body and heavy duty arms. The legs of the drone are also incredibly robust and stable. The drone can withstand landing on several terrains.
Battery life and charging time:
A single lithium battery which has about 5400 mAh gives you about 25 minutes of flight hours. It was tested that if you consistently fly the drone in follow me or watch me mode then you get a battery like about 20 minutes.
The cells take roughly about 2 hours to get charged which could be a long time, so if you have spare batteries which are already charged, then it can be beneficial. There is a car charging adapter that is provided in-case you are far away from home.
Flight performance, Control, and Autonomy:
The flight stability is one of the best features in the Typhoon Q500. There is a dual joystick for the controller which makes the free-flying angle mode quite straightforward and easy. You do not have to be an expert to handle the Typhoon Q500. It has an effortless and natural control which anyone can handle.
With a click of a button, the Typhoon Q500 takes off and ascends into the sky as long as you want it to climb. Flying the drone is also simply the movement of the joystick instantly reflects on the drone. Overall the Typhoon Q500 is an excellent drone and perfect for beginners.