Types Of RC Helicopters
There are different types of RC helicopters. They come in different sizes, shapes, colours, weight, battery life, number of channels and time flown. Just like the differences mentioned above, their prices would differ depending on the store, the model and also the feature that they posses. This article will discuss four times of copters. It is not because they are special but just to give you an idea what they are and how much they would cost you.
The 3.5 channel Syma &108 M Mini RC helicopters with gyro. This is a 3channel infrared control helicopter with gyro. This model is designed strictly for indoor flying. It has a double rotor design that stabilizes it and makes it easy to control. It has a built in gyroscope that auto adjusts the left and right tail swing also know as the yaw movement to stabilize the copter. It has about 5-6 minutes flying time and takes around 20-30 minutes to charge its lithium polymer rechargeable battery. It is suitable for persons above fourteen years and costs $25
The 2.5 infrared Mini Micro Indoor Space Man RC helicopters: It is a palm size copter which measures only about 6 inches long and weighs about 10 grams. Despite the fact that it is small, it is easy to fly indoors and also in small spaces. Its rechargeable lithium polymer battery will take between 20-30minutes to fully charge. Well if you are looking for a longer period of excitement, this could just be the model for you. It has flight duration of between 12-15minutes. Its small size provides agility and speed and thus they are just easy to fly.
The Esky 2.4GHz Honey Bee 2FP 4ch RC helicopters: It is a 4 channel remote controlled copter with buttons for up, down, left and right turns , forward and backward. It can be flown for about 15-20 minutes. It is made of light weight body and blades make it easy to fly. This device comes with an instruction manual. It has a LiPo battery for longer life which comes with a LiPo battery pack and an AC/DC charger. It is suitable for persons above the age of 15 years, if this is just the copter you want; it will cost you around $120
The KDS 450S 2.4 GHz RC helicopters: This model is perfect for the more advanced RC user. It is designed for both indoor and outdoor flight; it has 6 channels allowing it to go up/down, left/right, forward/backward, and pitch control (throttle, aileron, pitch, elevator, and rudder). It is a ready to fly model while in the pack! It is made of a full metal frame and aluminum tail boom for extra strength. The flying time is approximately 10 minutes and it requires 8AA batteries for the transmitter. It comes a AC/DC charger and power supply and a 11.v 220mAh 15C LiPo battery pack plus the instruction manual and can used by persons above the age of 15years. This advances model will only cost you around $240.