How to Fly a YUNEEC Typhoon 4K Drone

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:

    • Identify the basic elements & functions of your drone's remote control.
    • Use basic flying controls.
Before We Begin:
  • Your drone should be unboxed, set up, and ready to fly.

For information and guidance you'll need to fly safely and responsibly, please visit: http://knowbeforeyoufly.org/

Yuneec logo

1 Remote Control Layout

Front of the Unit

Front of the remote with annotations
  1. Take Still Photo Button.
  2. Start/Stop Motors Button
  3. Rudder/Yaw Control (for Mode 2 and Mode 1)
  4. Throttle/Altitude Control (for Mode 2) Elevator/Pitch Control (for Mode 1)
  5. 5.8GHz Antenna (located inside the case)
  6. Status Indicators (for ST10+ battery, 5.8GHz WiFi and GPS)
  7. 2.4GHz Antenna (located inside the handle)
  8. Start/Stop Video Recording Button
  9. Flight Mode Selection Switch
  10. Aileron/Roll Control (Mode 2 and Mode 1)
  11. Elevator/Pitch Control (Mode 2) Throttle/Altitude Control (Mode 1)
  12. Power Switch
  13. Volume and Navigation Touch-Activated Buttons (Volume Down/Volume Up/Menu/Home/Back)

Sides of the Unit

Side of the remote
  1. Proportional Control Rate Slider
  2. USB Connector/Charging Port
  3. Audio/Earphone Jack
  4. CGO2+ Pitch Angle/Position Control Slider
  5. SD Card Slot (located under the battery)

Side of the remote control

Pad Screen

Annotated pad screen

  1. Model Name
  2. Frames Per Second for Video Recording Button
  3. Status Information
  4. Direction to Home Point
  5. Clock/Current Time
  6. GPS Status and Number of Satellites for ST10+
  7. 5.8GHz WiFi Video Link Status
  8. ST10+ Battery Charge Level Status Icon
  9. Aircraft Battery Voltage
  10. Altitude of Aircraft (Above Ground Level)
  11. Ground Speed of Aircraft
  12. Distance of Aircraft from Home Point
  13. Model Select Menu Button
  14. Flight Settings Menu Button
  15. System Settings Menu Button
  16. Latitude/Longitude Position of Aircraft
  17. Number of Satellites for Aircraft
  18. GPS Status for Aircraft
  19. Flight Mode of Aircraft

2 Flight Controls

Select Flight Mode

Selecting flight mode

  1. When the flight mode switch is in the top position TYPHOON will be in Smart Mode.
  2. When the flight mode switch is in the middle position TYPHOON will be in Angle (also known as Pilot) Mode.
  3. When the flight mode switch is in the lowest position TYPHOON will be in Home Mode.

Start Motors

Starting the motor with the button

Step back approximately 26 feet (8 meters) behind your drone. Press and hold the red START/STOP button for about 3 seconds to start, and about 2 seconds to stop the motors.

Flight Controls

Move your left joystick up or down to control the altitude.
Vertical flight controls

Use your left joystick in a right to left motion to turn your drone.
Turning the drone

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In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:

    • Identify the basic elements & functions of your drone's remote control.
    • Use basic flying controls.
Before We Begin:
  • Your drone should be unboxed, set up, and ready to fly.

For information and guidance you'll need to fly safely and responsibly, please visit: http://knowbeforeyoufly.org/

Yuneec logo

Front of the Unit

Front of the remote with annotations
  1. Take Still Photo Button.
  2. Start/Stop Motors Button
  3. Rudder/Yaw Control (for Mode 2 and Mode 1)
  4. Throttle/Altitude Control (for Mode 2) Elevator/Pitch Control (for Mode 1)
  5. 5.8GHz Antenna (located inside the case)
  6. Status Indicators (for ST10+ battery, 5.8GHz WiFi and GPS)
  7. 2.4GHz Antenna (located inside the handle)
  8. Start/Stop Video Recording Button
  9. Flight Mode Selection Switch
  10. Aileron/Roll Control (Mode 2 and Mode 1)
  11. Elevator/Pitch Control (Mode 2) Throttle/Altitude Control (Mode 1)
  12. Power Switch
  13. Volume and Navigation Touch-Activated Buttons (Volume Down/Volume Up/Menu/Home/Back)

Sides of the Unit

Side of the remote
  1. Proportional Control Rate Slider
  2. USB Connector/Charging Port
  3. Audio/Earphone Jack
  4. CGO2+ Pitch Angle/Position Control Slider
  5. SD Card Slot (located under the battery)

Side of the remote control

Pad Screen

Annotated pad screen

  1. Model Name
  2. Frames Per Second for Video Recording Button
  3. Status Information
  4. Direction to Home Point
  5. Clock/Current Time
  6. GPS Status and Number of Satellites for ST10+
  7. 5.8GHz WiFi Video Link Status
  8. ST10+ Battery Charge Level Status Icon
  9. Aircraft Battery Voltage
  10. Altitude of Aircraft (Above Ground Level)
  11. Ground Speed of Aircraft
  12. Distance of Aircraft from Home Point
  13. Model Select Menu Button
  14. Flight Settings Menu Button
  15. System Settings Menu Button
  16. Latitude/Longitude Position of Aircraft
  17. Number of Satellites for Aircraft
  18. GPS Status for Aircraft
  19. Flight Mode of Aircraft

Select Flight Mode

Selecting flight mode

  1. When the flight mode switch is in the top position TYPHOON will be in Smart Mode.
  2. When the flight mode switch is in the middle position TYPHOON will be in Angle (also known as Pilot) Mode.
  3. When the flight mode switch is in the lowest position TYPHOON will be in Home Mode.

Start Motors

Starting the motor with the button

Step back approximately 26 feet (8 meters) behind your drone. Press and hold the red START/STOP button for about 3 seconds to start, and about 2 seconds to stop the motors.

Flight Controls

Move your left joystick up or down to control the altitude.
Vertical flight controls

Use your left joystick in a right to left motion to turn your drone.
Turning the drone

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