Monthly Archives: December 2012
December 12, 2012 8Blade 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 on the market backed 100% by our suppliers Horizon Hobby/OMP and designed by the Blade experts. To find out more about this exciting
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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.