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RC Helicopter Reviews

RC Helicopters for Beginners: Nitro vs Electric

December 2nd, 2011 ·

Just ask anyone out there who has had the opportunity to fly an RC helicopter how much fun can be had and you will get a quick answer in return. Many people choose to fly them as a pastime just to find that doing so can quickly grow into a lifetime hobby. The one thing [...]

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Walkera 4G3 RC Helicopter Review

January 11th, 2009 ·

Rating: Price As Tested: $222 ($181 + $41 shipping) Flight Log: ~ 25 Flights Repair / Maintenance Costs: ~ $13 Introduction To The Walkera 4G3 The Walkera 4G3 is classified as a micro class helicopter and is currently the smallest, fully functional 6 channel RC helicopter available. I got one of these a few weeks [...]

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EagleTree V3 Flight Data Logger Review

December 13th, 2008 ·

Rating: Price As Tested: $212 (includes sensors and LCD PowerPanel) If you’re a guy (or a gal) who likes to have all the latest gadgets and get the most from your RC helicopter, airplane, car or boat, then you’ll definitely want to check out the V3 data logger from Eagle Tree Systems. The Eagle Tree [...]

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Hyperion EOS0610I DUO Battery Charger Review

July 13th, 2008 ·

Rating: I picked up one of these a few months back and love it. Though, as far as battery chargers go, it’s not cheap coming in at just under $300 by the time you add taxes and shipping (it retails for $269.95). The Hyperion Duo is a 360 watt, dual port, balancing charger that can [...]

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Flying / Customizing The Draganflyer Review – Part 2

June 10th, 2008 ·

(Draganflyer V Ti Pro) Go Back To Part 1 Of The Review Draganflyer Preflight Checklist Make sure all batteries are fully charged. If you’re using them, make sure the heat sinks on the motors properly and the air vents aren’t covered. Gently pull / twist the carbon fiber rods. If they pop out of the [...]

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Draganflyer V Ti Pro / SAVS RC Helicopter Review – Part 1

June 9th, 2008 ·

Rating: Price As Tested: $1,499 Flight Log: ~ 50 Flights Repair / Maintenance Costs: ~ $150 Skip To Part 2 Of The Review The Draganflyer is a RC helicopter with a bit of a twist. Instead of a single main rotor, or even coaxial / dual rotors, it has four of them – two spinning [...]

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Align T-Rex 500 RC Helicopter Review

February 23rd, 2008 ·

Align is one of the most popular RC heli manufactures in the world and their 450 sized electrics and their 600 sized electrics and nitro’s can be found at almost any fun fly. But that wasn’t enough – they’ve done it again with their newest release, an in between sized model dubbed the T-Rex 500 [...]

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Heli-Max Axe CP RC Helicopter Review

January 12th, 2008 ·

Over the holidays when I went to the local hobby store and ended up coming away with a Heli-Max Axe CP (collective pitch) RC heli that they had on sale. Not that I needed another RC helicopter, but I figured since it was relatively cheap, it would make a good practice chopper and repairs wouldn’t [...]

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