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

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Blade 230 S Collective Pitch Flybarless Helicopter - Ready To Fly (RTF) - BLH1500

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 DXe transmitter with DSMX 2.4GHz technology
  • Spektrum™ AR636 DSMX receiver with AS3X heli technology
  • E-flite 3 Cell 11.1V 800mAh Li-Po flight battery and charger
  • 4x AAA transmitter batteries

Requires:

  • Nothing! Everything you need to fly is included.

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™ DXe 2.4GHz Transmitter (included)

Skill Level

Expert

Build Time

None

Recommended Environment

Outdoors

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03/04/2018
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blade 230 s

Great Product

J
04/15/2016
Joe

Setup

This is my 3rd review. First take stock transmitter sell it. If you have dx6I good if not buy one. Setup like they says in manual but take Throttle curve and change to 65% 70% 90% and last 100%. This bird needs head speed and it fly's like a dream come true. I had nothing but problems with stock radio. And not to insult what can you expect for $60. Take off is easy the way it should be not having misfits yelling and screaming Haha

J
03/14/2016
Joe

My 2 cents

Had to write this review on take off. I tried all kinds of ways and the best is but in intermediate mode. Yes it will spool up at 50% then wait and lift up then put it into training mode. If not this bird will tip and you will just hate it. And if you look at the swash it is in a angle. If I would try this with my old flybar heli it would be in the trash. Then you can enjoy just the way this heli is setup

TO
03/02/2016
The Old fart Heli

About time

Long time ago fly bar Heli's where hell to fly. Took me a Year with building and setup. I failed nose in flight. So I bought planes a winner for me. Got this 230 a deal I could not refuse. First flight I was doing nose in. Get this if you are intimidated by CP heli's. If this old man can do I think it is fair to say you can to. One thing the swash plate is at a angle so I level it with cyclic and spool it and get it in the air quick.

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