Yuneec Q500 Typhoon 4k quadcopter – Hands on

Yuneec Q500 Typhoon 4k quadcopter – Hands on

Quadcopters keep getting more sophisticated and easy to fly, and Yuneec’s sleek Q500 Typhoon is the latest entry in a growing field of large quads with excellent cameras. It even looks like it escaped from a sci-fi movie.

But sharp looks aside, this flying machine has the goods where it counts: long flying times, a smart (“easy”) flying mode for beginners, auto return and landing, and best of all, a new 4K video/12mp still camera mounted to a gimbal that also allows the camera to rotate up and down on command.

The included remote features a full-color Android-powered touchscreen so you can see what the drone is recording and a full suite of customization that lets you fly and shoot like a pro. Did we mention it’s great looking, too?

Climb aboard as DT’s Rick Stella takes the Q500 up in the skies above Portland, Oregon in this review.

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41 Comments

  1. Jay Monde on August 31, 2022 at 8:15 pm

    this is awesome !

  2. Sid Knee on August 31, 2022 at 8:17 pm

    sweet drone. my battery fell out due to a faulty door hatch and it crash landed in a fresh water lake. it took me a few days dragging the bottom of lake to find it. thoughly dried it out and it’s never flown better. there is very little inside and modern electrics are awesome. luckily I was night flying without camera fitted at the time…

  3. A saints Life Tv on August 31, 2022 at 8:17 pm

    hey i also live in portland and have a yuneec typhoon drone we should fly together some day

  4. shai meir on August 31, 2022 at 8:18 pm

    Hey,
    I would like to know if this product can carry a weight of 300 grams?

  5. KE of the USA on August 31, 2022 at 8:20 pm

    any suggestions on getting the battery door to stay closed during flight, other than tape? The latch is very weak.

  6. ANGRY BOSNIAK on August 31, 2022 at 8:22 pm

    Is this any better then Phantom 3 standard when it comes to range?Video
    range? I mean this thing is much more expensive is it because of 4k
    camera only? How is the video range and that is what is important to me
    not the camera?! Right now my local best buy sells this thing for 699
    but before i buy i must know about the range compared to the phantom3
    standard.

  7. it'sYourBoiZebas on August 31, 2022 at 8:22 pm

    my dad got this drone from a guy for $300 and it works, it’s awesome! !

  8. Ryan Roberts on August 31, 2022 at 8:23 pm

    Love my q500 4K but i highly recommend getting the aeronaut cam carbon fiber rotors. Makes a world of difference

  9. Wgat Cheeses Me Off on August 31, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    What No obstacle avoidance?

  10. Simon Templar on August 31, 2022 at 8:29 pm

    I thought that was Mount Hood in the video!

  11. Walt K. on August 31, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    How fast and how high can the drone go? Thanks

  12. Walt K. on August 31, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    Great vid guy. Keep up the good works.

  13. ssrc30 on August 31, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    The only complaint I have is that the case is not really that strong but it does do its job which is good.

  14. Amin H on August 31, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    0:23ohh watch me ohh watch me

  15. Mick Carson on August 31, 2022 at 8:33 pm

    I am really glad this model is called Quadcopter, instead of BS drone.

  16. Jason otelo on August 31, 2022 at 8:35 pm

    250$ more get a mavic pro… lol

  17. Diddle on August 31, 2022 at 8:39 pm

    Wait lol, did they record the drone in flight with another drone?

  18. Aavash Creation on August 31, 2022 at 8:42 pm

    i neet CGO3 camera and himbol.can i

  19. autobotguy on August 31, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    Heyyy, its Portland! I love our city. ^_^

  20. Walt K. on August 31, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    Thank you.

  21. John Dunseith on August 31, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    Nice video!

  22. Sportsactionfx on August 31, 2022 at 8:45 pm

    999 can$

  23. Sam Huhta on August 31, 2022 at 8:47 pm

    How much?

  24. Yassir Ali on August 31, 2022 at 8:49 pm

    my epic Portland city <3

  25. FPChris on August 31, 2022 at 8:51 pm

    25 min per battery ? No one ever clarifies that.

  26. ALUMINUM CRUSHER on August 31, 2022 at 8:52 pm

    HI can it be flown and landed with the camera and landing gear removed ? thanks

  27. CW reed on August 31, 2022 at 8:52 pm

    That looked like Boston… was that Boston?

  28. Pop Wall on August 31, 2022 at 8:52 pm

    Smart Mode takeoffs are very dangerous when in small confined areas drown will actually just go wild trying to find a place away from the controller if you’re not 26 foot away from drone it will crash into anything in its way to accomplish the 26ft distance

  29. Adam Johnson on August 31, 2022 at 8:54 pm
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    Very Good Crack 😉

  31. Francisco Reyes on August 31, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    Great video, I read that this drone his maximum altitude is 2,368 mts. which is a lot, but I would like to buy it and film in an altitude of 3000 meters, I can do that? in some other way? there is a place that I can go to that altitude and get there in a car, I mean my self and the control will be also at that altitude.

  32. Jonas Almgren on August 31, 2022 at 8:58 pm

    shit drone dji 7km this crap 300m shit drone

  33. Lucian Andries on August 31, 2022 at 9:00 pm

    Record a sound test you da!!!!!!!

  34. Vegan Life on August 31, 2022 at 9:03 pm

    how far can you fly before you have to come back?

  35. The Dronz Dr on August 31, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    Here is something new that has came out that will let fly up to 4500 ft. Check this mod at: http://www.ebay.com/itm/282373988073?ssPageName=STRK:MESOX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1559.l2649

  36. 高山 on August 31, 2022 at 9:09 pm

    遥控距离?

  37. formattester6 on August 31, 2022 at 9:10 pm

    it seems the price on this has fallen… a lot! wish the video IQ was better though. still great bang for the buck.

  38. mulder2400 on August 31, 2022 at 9:10 pm

    Brand New $500 on EBay, they work very well.

  39. Alex Griffith on August 31, 2022 at 9:12 pm

    Just got one of these for $100, excited to try it out

  40. hector lopez on August 31, 2022 at 9:12 pm

    How much. It. Cost

  41. Ujjayi Soundsystem on August 31, 2022 at 9:14 pm

    Does this have any audio recording?

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