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Old Jan 31, 2011, 09:56 AM
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HK550 or indeed any 550e clones

Hi,

Does anyone know if HK are planning to do a 550 clone of the infamous Trex550?

All I hear is how chuffing good the 550 is but the 600 price tag is too rich for me right now.

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Old Feb 01, 2011, 12:50 AM
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So far I've only seen a few clone replacement parts for the 550 made by Tarot. But not a complete 550.

I have an Align 550 and I do like it very much.
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Old Feb 01, 2011, 06:20 AM
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I have a T550 and it is an incredable helicopter. It sure blows away all those 600’s.

It’s new so it will probably take a while for the cloners to get a kit out. Usually the first clones on the market have lots of bugs so then they do come on the market wait at least 6 months before you purchase.

If you have the funds get a genuine T550. You won’t be disappointed with the performance.


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Old Feb 01, 2011, 08:33 AM
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Cheers guys sure is a sweet heli
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Old Jan 02, 2014, 11:39 PM
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Hobby king makes a clone 550 for about $150
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Old Jan 03, 2014, 12:28 AM
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Hobby king makes a clone 550 for about $150
It's a 3 year old thread.
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Old Jan 03, 2014, 05:29 AM
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Hobby king makes a clone 550 for about $150
But you can get a second hand Align airframe for that much.
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