Originally Posted by Extremeace
...Is there a HUGE advantage, other than the need of topping off a charge, for LiPo?...
LiPo's are just lighter. But if you need the nose weight then it makes sense to go to something heavier with more capacity. NiMH or LiPo, it doesn't matter. I would actually prefer the NiMH chemistry if everything else was equal. But I do like the way LiPo holds a charge over time.