Monthly Archives: December 2012

  • Blade 550X Pro Helicopter Kit - New Release

    Blade 550X Pro Helicopter Kit - New Release
    Blade Heli's have just announced the first professional-level kit designed from nose to tail blades for professional pilots!  The Blade 550X Pro. The 550 X heli is an incredible flybarless, 3D machine capable of effortless “smack” 3D and graceful aerobatics. Pilots can save space and flight weight with a 7-channel DSMX® receiver combined with BeastX® 3-axis MEMS stabilization. The 550 X model is the only 550-class helicopter o...

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  • What is the difference between Mode 1 vs Mode 2 Radios

    Whether to purchase mode 1 vs mode 2 in a new radio transmitter is a big question for those new to RC.  Here we will explain the difference between mode 1 vs mode 2 rc radios.   To help with this explanation, we added a new video to Modelflight's YouTube channel, where Matt demonstrates the differences between Mode 1 vs. Mode 2 transmitters:     As Matt explained, "Mode 1” has the throttle located on the right transmitter stick, “Mode 2” has the throttle stock on the left. Australian pilots predominantly fly “Mode 1” while in the US, it is predominantly Mode 2.   The Mode 2 configuration is very similar to the layout in a full-size airplane...

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