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Remote Control Helicopters Review
REVIEWS AND COMPARISONS
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Ratings
Overall Rating
Performance
Flight Features
Transmitter
Construction
9.32
9.13
9.07
8.32
8.05
7.85
7.55
6.78
5.80
5.75
9.50
10.00
8.50
8.00
8.75
7.50
9.25
9.50
5.25
7.50
10.00
9.50
9.00
9.50
6.75
9.50
6.00
4.00
4.00
4.50
8.50
9.25
10.00
7.75
8.50
8.50
8.50
2.25
4.75
2.25
9.00
7.00
9.25
8.00
8.00
5.75
5.50
10.00
10.00
7.75
Rankings
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Remote Control Helicopters Review
Performance
Ease of Flight
?
A
A-
C
B+
B
B
A
A+
D-
A-
Wind Stability
?
A-
A-
B+
B
C-
C-
A-
C
C
D-
Intended Use
?
Outdoor
Outdoor
Indoor
Outdoor
Indoor
Indoor
Outdoor
Indoor
Indoor
Indoor
Rotor Style
?
Quad-rotor
Quad-rotor
Single- rotor
Quad-rotor
Single- rotor
Quad-rotor
Co-axial
Co-axial
Co-axial
Co-axial
Flight Time (minutes)
?
8.5
7.5
6.5
8
5
4.5
11
8
6.5
7.5
Charge Time (minutes)
?
95
60
45
60
45
30
130
50
50
55
Battery Capacity (mAh)
?
850
240
240
350
130
100
800
150
180
150
Hot-Swappable Battery
?
 
 
 
 
 
Upgradable Battery
?
 
 
 
 
Charging Method
?
AC Charger
USB
USB
USB
USB
USB
AC Charger
USB
USB
USB
Flight Features
Gyroscope
?
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Crossbar
Internal
Crossbar
Crossbar
Crossbar
Crossbar
Lateral Flight
?
 
 
 
Dual Speeds
?
Multi-rate
Multi-rate
 
 
 
Motor Protection
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Decorative LEDs
?
 
 
 
Transmitter
Signal Type
?
2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz
Infrared
Infrared
Infrared
Signal Channels
?
4
4
6
4
4
4
4
3.5
3.5
3.5
Required Batteries
?
6 AA
4 AAA
4 AA
4 AA
6 AA
2 AAA
4 AA
6 AA
4 AAA
6 AA
Batteries Included
?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LCD Display
?
 
 
 
 
Phone
 
Trim Control
?
Construction
Ruggedness
?
A
B
A-
A
C+
B-
C-
A+
A+
A-
Frame Material
?
Plastic
Plastic
Carbon
Plastic
Carbon
PCB
Plastic
Metal
Metal
Plastic
Hull Material
?
EPP Foam
Plastic
Plastic
Plastic
Plastic
Plastic
Plastic
Plastic
Plastic
Plastic
Length (inches)
?
20.75
4.75
11.1
9.25
10.1
2.6
21.25
9.1
9
8.9
Height (inches)
?
4.25
1.3
3.2
2.6
3.4
0.9
10.25
3.9
3.75
4.1
Rotor Diameter (inches)
?
7.8
2.2
9.5
3.6
7.5
1.2
18.1
7.75
7.6
7.25
Weight (ounces)
?
9.2
1.3
1.6
2.45
1.2
0.4
14.65
1.45
1.5
1.45