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Old Jul 08, 2014, 01:03 PM
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WLtoys V931 SCALE - AS350 Squirrel - 3 bladed flybarless 6ch micro heli

Just spotted at banggood, had no idea this was coming but Wltoys has my attention now, looks pretty dang nice

Is 6 channel so why they are calling it a v931 when the v930 is 4ch I don't know
At Banggood.com

WLtoys V931 RTF Now available to buy at $117.25 $107.87 with code gift25
- now also in the US warehouse at $126.99 $116.83 with code bgw002
V931 pure BNF - $89.99 $85.49 with code bestbg
V931 BNF with battery etc RED / BLUE $99.99 $94.99 with code bestbg
And spare parts - 5% off with bestbg

Also at Tmart.com and available to buy for $127.98 or $121.58 with coupon code tmn5a from both China & US warehouses
Spares listed at tmart

Uses same protocol as the v977 a different shape 500mah battery and the front of the canopy looks like it is held on with magnets so should be easy to remove

Description :

Rotor Diameter: 244 mm
Body Length: 238 mm
Height: 77mm
Weight: 65.5g (Body)
Battery: 3.7V 500mAh 25C
Flight time: About 5 minutes
Main Motor: Brushless 1106 11000KV
Tail Motor: Brushed 8502
Size of Package: 52.5*24.8*10.3 cm

jameschen072's Review http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2212202
shortbus1989's Review http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2230750

Youtube search results for wltoys v931

WLtoys V931 2.4G 6CH Brushless AS350 Scale Flybarless RC Helicopter (1 min 39 sec)


















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Old Jul 08, 2014, 02:45 PM
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yep the price seems too nice as it is stated RTF ...
Very nice and rare (in this size) fuse, seems well made, but I don't like the rotor head design, seems cheap
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Old Jul 08, 2014, 02:55 PM
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Harg .... brushed tail motor but nice design
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Old Jul 08, 2014, 04:33 PM
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I like that !!!! I see another purchase........... damn it !!!!!!!!

what's not to like about the head setup, billet centre section with plastic grips, should be pretty damn durable ?
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Old Jul 08, 2014, 04:47 PM
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I like that !!!! I see another purchase........... damn it !!!!!!!!
hahaha, this is a non-stop. hahahaha.
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Old Jul 08, 2014, 05:10 PM
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http://www.mini-rc-airplane.com/inde...oducts_id=6677
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Old Jul 09, 2014, 05:18 AM
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these guys have them available RTF for $85...........

http://www.mini-rc-airplane.com/inde...th=173_174_228

LOL, have to buy 120 units ........... geez...........
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Old Jul 09, 2014, 08:58 AM
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I have to say this looks pretty nice. Scale V977 ? Even bl main is fine.
What they should do is go bl with V915.
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Old Jul 09, 2014, 09:08 AM
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these guys have them available RTF for $85...........

http://www.mini-rc-airplane.com/inde...th=173_174_228

LOL, have to buy 120 units ........... geez...........
and LOL at their description :
"Without corresponding knowledge and experience, reaction making instantly is likely to take a helicopter fall off with seriously damage and need to be repaired. So everything need experience and knowledge accumulation. What is true for helicopter is often true for men!"
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Old Jul 09, 2014, 09:38 AM
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Woah, I want one of these.
But how does a 3-bladed design affect flight characteristics and aerobatics?
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Old Jul 09, 2014, 09:51 AM
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I'm not a specialist, but based upon what I've read, characteristics can be the same as a 2 blades with the adequate pitch and th curves. The most complicated seems to be the blade tracking and 0 pitch at mid stick ...
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Old Jul 09, 2014, 11:20 AM
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these guys have them available RTF for $85...........

http://www.mini-rc-airplane.com/inde...th=173_174_228

LOL, have to buy 120 units ........... geez...........
What is this website ???? the prices are just too low to be honest.... Probably scammer ?
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I have to say this looks pretty nice. Scale V977 ? Even bl main is fine.
What they should do is go bl with V915.
I've got an MJX kit coming to fit into the 915, will be interesting.
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Old Jul 09, 2014, 06:07 PM
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and LOL at their description :
"Without corresponding knowledge and experience, reaction making instantly is likely to take a helicopter fall off with seriously damage and need to be repaired. So everything need experience and knowledge accumulation. What is true for helicopter is often true for men!"
LOL someone with sense of humour in their marketing department at least !
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Old Jul 10, 2014, 11:31 AM
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So is it true that a 3-bladed CP would produce more lift, but be slightly less efficient (battery-wise)?

Also, I really wanna know how it affects 3D performance...
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