Propel Speed Star 2.4Ghz indoor and outdoor R/C helicopter
Very stable heli; no-hands hover indoors. Outdoors require Mode-2 operation to fight winds.
Mode-1 and Mode-2 options on the radio make the heli docile and authoritative respectively.
Radio is equipped with 3-Channel or 4-Channel option.
4CH gives full cyclic control while 3CH takes away roll function and backwards flight for beginners. Swash plate is controlled by 2 servos at 90 degrees apart.
Comes with spare main blades and tail blade.
LCD screen displays 2.4GHz signal strength, transmitter battery level, trim settings, etc. Radio has charging outlet for field charging. Charger can be powered from a USB port also and takes about 30 minutes to charge the mini 3.7V Li-ion.
Flight time is roughly 5 minutes.
Over all, the heli can be flown by beginners with the required setting and it has the functionalities for expert flyers too.
Can and will survive countless crashes as long as the throttle is killed immediately before or after a crash.
Tail rotor will bind occasionally from pet or human hairs and needs to be cleaned to prevent tail motor overheating.
May 26, 2013