Yuneec Tornado H920 Plus Review
Hey there – have you seen the Yuneec Tornado H920 Plus up close? I can tell you that this is one of the most intimidating drones you will see. It is a large hexacopter and not meant for beginners. But if you are an experienced drone pilot, this may be just what you had in mind. Read on for more observations in this Yuneec Tornado H920 Plus review!
What is it?
Yuneec is an up and coming company in the consumer drone business and competes directly with the industry leader, DJI. It was early this year, on February 1, 2017 that Yuneec introduced the Yuneec Tornado H920 Plus, a new line of hexacopters that was much bigger and more advanced compared to the H920.
The Yuneec Tornado H920 Plus is an impressive addition to its product line. It is a large and powerful drone with a six-rotor design. It features a camera that can pan at 360 degrees and is mounted on a 3-axis gimbal. Let’s find out more about this hexacopter.
Who is it for?
The Yuneec Tornado H920 Plus is for professionals or experienced drone pilots. It is certainly not for those who are new to quadcopters or hexacopters. If you need a great camera drone for real estate marketing, shooting commercials or documentaries, this is the drone for you.
Yuneec Tornado H920 Features
DESIGN & DURABILITY – This hexacopter has a very impressive build quality and is one of the most robust drones you will find anywhere. It is made from ultra strong carbon fiber and does not break easily.
CAMERA – This drone features the Yuneec CGO4 Panasonic driven camera. This is essentially a Panasonic GH4 camera made for Yuneec.
BATTERY & FLIGHT TIME – This drone consists of two 4000mAh 6S 22.2V Lipo batteries, and gives you a flight time of 25 minutes.
CONTROLLER – This drone features a ST24 controller, which comes with a built in 7 inch Android tablet. The controller is quite powerful and has a great range.
FLIGHT PERFORMANCE – This drone features the following autonomous modes: Smart Mode, Angle Mode and Home Mode. It is not easy to fly, but once you get the hang of it, you will have no trouble flying it. It is strictly for experienced drone pilots.
How much does it cost?
The H920 Plus is priced in the range of $2,500 to $4,000. It also comes with a ProAction Handle and CG04 priced at $1,550.
Yuneec Tornado H920: Pros and Cons
#1: Made from carbon fiber platform, which is strong, lightweight and durable.
#2: Well integrated software and hardware.
#3: Powerful hexacopter, very stable in flight.
#4: A must for those looking for professional grade camera drones.
#1: If you are a beginner to drone flying, this hexacopter is not for you.
#2: Some may find it to be expensive.
Why I recommend it?
I can tell you that the Yuneec Tornado H920 Plus is one heck of a flying machine. It is imposing and intimidating. It is not all that easy to fly. But it is very impressive indeed. This is a hexacopter, which means it has 6 blades for flying. It is marketed at serious professional cinematographers. It is mounted on a 3-axis gimbal and shoots videos at 4k and captures pictures at 16 MP. It is not cheap, but provides full value for your money.
I wish you all the best, and remember that if you have any questions or comments you can post them in the comments section at the bottom of any blog post. It’s great to hear from you.
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