Radio Controlled Indoor/Outdoor Helicopter
Remote control cars and trucks can wow kids, but wait until they find out there are remote controlled planes and helicopters, they’re just so much cooler. Problem is, they tend to work even worse than the cars, so it’s no worth buying.
You really get what you pay for with the Radio-Control Indoor/Outdoor Helicopter from the Discovery Channel Store. It’s a toy, but for adults. It takes a decent amount of practice and skill to get this to fly from room to room, Discovery Channel recommends it for people ages 18+.
The reason it can actually fly indoors and in-between rooms is because of the “twin, counter-rotating, main rotor blade design which completely cancels out main rotor torque.” I didn’t quite understand that either, but I’m assuming that it makes the helicopter extremely stable and flyable.
The main features are:
- “Hobby-quality” radio-control helicopter
- Flies indoors or out
- Weighted Gyrofly stabilizing bars
- Four-channel proportional radio control (pitch, roll, yaw and throttle)
- Flight duration of eight to 10 minutes
- Rechargeable lithium-polymer battery
- Charger included
- Instructional CD
- 2 month manufacturer’s warranty
The helicopter itself is made of plastic, weighs a mere 3.75 pounds and measures 17.5″ L x 3.75″ W x 6.5″ H.
With practice, you can learn to land the helicopter on tabletops. Who knows, maybe you’ll become motivated and try to attach a wireless camera to the helicopter and try to fly it blind! The Radio-Control Indoor/Outdoor Helicopter is available from The Discovery Channel Store for $300.