Originally Posted by davereap
On the micro models and using 1 cell, the brushed and geared motor setup does a better job in general than the brushless on direct drive... they have good performance and run for longer...
Interesting finding, thanks for sharing. I wonder if this is why 1s helis tend to use brushed motors and only move to brushed on 2s (i.e. the Blade 130x and new Brushless MCP X)?