Originally Posted by sredlin
We are now part of the Champ club, my 7 year old son saved his money "forever" to come up with the $45 that I promised to match him to buy a Champ. We haven't flown of yet, probably this weekend, but I'm subscribed to the thread now and may want to do some mods at some point. I haven't gone through the whole thread yet, but maybe someone knows right off what it might take to upgrade to some inexpensive hobbyking brushless setup? Can the stock brick support a micro brushless ESC, and if so which ones have people had success with?
Welcome to the club! You know, for your 7 year old the Champ is really a great little plane. Why not let him experience it as is? Stable and forgiving, it's no slouch.
Good luck and have FUN