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Blade 230 S Collective Pitch 536mm (21.1") Rotor Diameter - BNF

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Blade 230 S Collective Pitch Flybarless Helicopter - Bind N Fly (BNF) - BLH1580

Take Your Heli Pilot Skills Higher

Collective pitch mechanics are a key element to learning sport aerobatics with a helicopter. When combined with the durability of a 230-size heli, pilots get the “wow” factor in an airframe that’s practical. Until now, learning with a collective pitch machine still had an intimidation factor. The Blade 230 S collective-pitch electric heli is engineered to meet and go beyond the needs of the new heli pilot by offering a highly-tuned machine with innovative SAFE technology so that it’s easy for any pilot to achieve first-flight success, prevent crashes and then move on into advanced flight, all with one heli.

Engineered around the abilities of innovative SAFE technology, its progressive flight mode system makes flying the Blade 230 S collective pitch heli more comfortable, even if you’re a beginner. Stability mode helps keep you in control with the safety of bank limits and self-leveling so it’s possible to fly and build pilot skills quickly. When you’re ready to progress your skills, Agility mode opens the flight envelope to explore basic aerobatics and 3D mode enables the 230 S to really come to life. In addition, Panic recovery mode allows you to recover the 230 S to level flight at the press of a button and prevent a crash. Durable features like ABS blades and metal-gear cyclic servos mean you can be flying more often than fixing. All combined, the 230 S is the heli you’ll want to fly whether you’re a new pilot or seasoned heli expert.

SAFE Technology

The Blade 230 S features exclusive SAFE (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology, a revolutionary electronic flight envelope protection system that makes it easy for anyone to fly helicopters with confidence. Flight mode versatility means that you can instantly choose the level of assistance and maneuverability that’s right for you. Plus you get the virtual protection of Panic Recovery mode that will recover the heli to a level attitude for you at the push of a button.

Three Flight Modes

  • Stability mode—limited flight envelope with self-leveling and a bank angle limit
  • Agility mode—full control authority for sport aerobatics with no bank angle limit
  • 3D mode—turns up the flip and roll rate for 3D capability

Panic Recovery Mode

  1. Orientation is lost
  2. Panic Recovery button is pressed
  3. Recovery to a level attitude

Collective Pitch Rotor System

The collective pitch rotor mechanics of the 230 S have been engineered to give you just the right level of maneuverability for learning aerobatics and inverted flight.

Brushless Motors

The high-speed brushless main and tail motors work together to deliver a simplified drive system that makes the 230 S light weight so that it’s quick in response to your commands.

Metal Gear Servos

The 230 S comes equipped with the same 9-gram, digital metal gear servos used for cyclic control in high-performance Blade mini-helis like the 360 CFX.

Durable

The fiber-filled plastic main frame is incredibly resilient. ABS main blades, molded in bright-white material help with visibility and hold up better in a crash compared to wood blades.

Features:

  • Fully assembled, no building necessary
  • SAFE technology makes flight with a collective pitch helicopter easier
  • Stability mode delivers the comfort of self-leveling and bank limits
  • Progressive flight modes help your aerobatic skills build quickly
  • Panic Recovery mode can recover the heli to a level attitude
  • Collective pitch rotor system with flybarless mechanics
  • Brushless main and tail motors for great power and response
  • Impact resistant ABS main blades
  • Tough, yet lightweight airframe
  • Streamlined canopy with vivid color scheme
  • Durable, digital high-speed metal gear cyclic servos (installed)
  • 5–6 minute flight times

Includes:

  • Blade 230 S Collective Pitch Flybarless Helicopter (BNF)
  • Spektrum™ AR636 DSMX receiver with AS3X heli technology
  • E-flite 3 Cell 11.1V 800mAh Li-Po flight battery and charger

Requires:

  • 6 Channel Spektrum Compatible Radio - Select a minimum 6 channel Spektrum compatible radio from our Radio Collection

Product Specifications:

AGE LEVEL : 18 and up
SKILL LEVEL : Expert
BUILD TIME : None

Class / Size

230

Power Type

Electric

Rotor Type

Collective Pitch

Body Material

Plastic

Overall Size (L x W x H)

474mm x 90mm x 164mm

Flying Weight

339g

Main Rotor Diameter

536mm

Main Rotor Blade Length

235mm

Tail Rotor Diameter

82.5mm

Tail Rotor Blade Length

N/A

Tail Drive Type

Electric

Cyclic Servos

3x Standard Gear

Tail Servo

1x Standard Gear

Power System

Brushless

Electronic Speed Control

Integrated

Recommended Battery

3S 11.1V 800 mAh LiPo with EC3 Connector (included)

Battery Compartment Size (L x W x H)

N/A

Required Radio

Spektrum™ 2.4GHz Transmitter (required)

Skill Level

Expert

Build Time

None

Recommended Environment

Outdoors

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LB
11/10/2017
Larry B.

Blade 230 s

I just started to fly helicopters so I don't get to crazy with the 230s but I enjoy flying it. No crashes yet!

DB
04/28/2017
Dan B.

230s

fun flies great

J
02/28/2016
Jordan

Great first helicopter

It's a great helicopter, but I was quick to break the plastic main rotor grip. Purchasing the aluminum ones from Motion was a great investment. I'm still not able to get it into the air because I accidentally broke the tail rotor blade against the ground and of course neither Horizon nor Motion have those in stock. If they could upgrade the tail rotor that would be nice, it's not forgiving at all.

K
01/30/2016
keith

good looking bird

just picked this up-lift offs are shaky but manageable-once up in a hover very steady and good looking-the servos are very responsive-at one moment I was wondering if I was in safe mode-mode2 is even more responsive-just a little dab ill do yea-haven't flown in mode3 yet-going out today-this heli is a good addition to my collection-

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