Originally Posted by mutski
I guess if they wanted me to leave the tx on they'd have made it possible to use throttle hold with an airplane.
PS - What's the risk? Could the rx bind with a different tx if I ever flew with another RC pilot nearby?
Well actually I think the risk is minor. However if someone did not properly setup the throttle failsafe turning off the TX first could cause the motor to go to full power, also if the ESC has auto low stick detection it might cause some issues, I found that out while setting up a CP heli once.