HeliMax Axe 100 CP Flybarless SLT 2.4 Heli RTF

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This is the 2.4GHz Radio Controlled, Electric Powered Ready to Fly Heli-Max Axe 100 CP Flybarless Helicopter.

**Additional Technical Info Will Be Added When It Becomes Available.**

FEATURES: Rotor Head: Flybarless collective pitch, ideal for control in small spaces Radio: 6-channel 2.4GHz with 5 point pitch curve, exponential, digital trims, adjustable gyro sensitivity, and rotary drive digital servos for speed and precision, full case servo design for protection Gyro: TAGs (Triple Axis Gyro Stabilization) system gives stability to the yaw, roll and pitch axes Batteries: Two 3.7V 200mAh LiPo Battery Charger: AC wall type Warranty: Heli-Max guarantees this kit to be free from defects in both material and workmanship at the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover any component parts damaged by use or modification.

INCLUDES: Axe 100 CP Helicopter, 2.4GHz 6-Channel Radio, Gyro, two LiPo Batteries, Wall Charger, two sets of Blades, Linkages and Tail Rotor and Instruction Manual

REQUIRES: AA Batteries: Eight AA for transmitter

SPECS: Rotor Diameter: 9.5″ (241mm) RTF Weight w/battery: 1.6oz (46g) Length: 9.5 in (241mm)

If you haven’t perfected and bored yourself flying a V911, stop now and go buy one. Thrash it about and learn it backwards and forwards. Buy two or three…you’ll need them. Then come back. icon smile HeliMax Axe 100 CP Flybarless SLT 2.4 Heli RTF

This unit flies with similar moderate power of an entry level micro, but it has flybarless maneuverability, and collective pitch capability. The FBL design makes it MUCH more fun to fly that a flybar design. It responds faster, holds attitude better, and canopy strikes are a thing of the past. I’d like to say it’s even easier to fly, but I’m sure the twitchier response makes it harder to fly until you train yourself. Compared to a flybar 450, I actually find the much faster response to be a benefit…no control lag to factor in. It also handles wind surprisingly well.

Flying CP (stunt mode, idle up, etc) allows you to fly inverted and do more tricks. This opens up a new level of training and proficiency.

The TX610 controller is a good match. I recommend getting it in RTF form, as the programming is simpler than using a TTX650 or other general purpose transmitter. and the travel suitcase is a useful feature. The only downside is the TX610 doesn’t have wireless training capability (like other SLT radios), but you wouldn’t use it for flying this guy much, anyways.

I recommend modifying the pitch curve to remove negative pitch in normal mode (values below 50). It causes negative thrust when you cut power…not very useful in normal mode.

Downsides? It’s more fragile than the V911. The tail boom splits apart (put super glue on it), and the landing skid is surprisingly brittle in places. Some legs snapped off, others won’t break even if you try to bend them off.

If you have a little more experience, you may want to skip this model and get the SS or SSL brushless models (available May 2013). The power of the brushed motor is a bit weak, and will likely wear out quickly.

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