Probably my best flight so far. This is a video of me flying the Hubsan Lynx remote control helicopter. It is single rotor, fixed pitch and flies even better than the blade 120SR I have.
UPDATE : On further testing the blade 120 SR is still more agile. This is likely because its much lighter than the Lynx.
Modelzone have been selling their Sky Spy stock at half price so I thought it was a good time to replace my wobbly old one. The one I got was an ex display model so I got an extra tenner off.
Here is a short flight of it with the charge it already had.
I had great fun with my Blade 120 SR today. There was pretty much no wind and between two batteries I advanced my flying skills tenfold. I am getting pretty good at flying around for a bit, coming to a hover and then choosing where to land. It sure beats the wind choosing where I
crashed landed last time.
Not my finest hour but I did manage to capture a bit of footage today.
For the sake of the helicopter I wanted to wait for a nice day to start flying it. However the weather has been crap and I decided to fly it in the wind anyway.
Here are some clips fronts first proper flight. It was a losing battle against the wind but fun none the less.
If there is one thing I have learned when it comes to R/C, its to give spares a thought before you purchase your new vehicle.
I know look at the avaliability of spares before making a purchase and pick up a few of the most common bits to break while I can get hold of them.
Its very easy to fall into the trap of buying a (often discontinued) model that is reduced in a store, only to find you break it in 5 minutes and can not get hold of the parts.
The first thing I did after picking up my Blade 120 SR from model zone is buy a load of spares from rsbspares.com
If you are wondering what the blade 120 SR is then watch this.
I may not have mastered inverted flight but my first inverted landing went pretty well.