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350 QX BNF With SAFE™ Technology by Blade®

Jumping in on the wave of camera-ready multirotors, Blade® offers up the 350 QX BNF!


Another GoPro® toting option is hitting the market, and this time it's the trusted Blade brand from Horizon Hobby getting in on the action!

Recently the demand for aerial image and video capture has been rapidly increasing among hobbyists. Now Blade® engineers bring their knowledge of heli design to the aerial video market with the 350 QX, a highly capable quadcopter featuring dynamic flight modes and the ability to capture video with a GoPro® camera. With the 350 QX, novices and experts alike can get involved in this exciting hobby with ready-to-fly and Bind-N-Fly® models available upon release.

GOPRO® is a registered trademark of Woodman Labs, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

Key Features

  • SAFE™ technology provides three flight modes with the flick of a switch
  • Smart mode with GPS/altitude lock, stick relativity and the innovative SAFE circle
  • Stability mode with flight envelope protection and GPS hold
  • Agility mode for aerobatics and aggressive flying
  • Return home - automatically lands at the home position
  • GoPro® compatible anti-vibration camera mount included
  • Intelligent motor control automatically stops the propellers upon impact with an object
  • Bind-N-Fly®; out of the box with a 3S 2200mAh LiPo battery and charger


  • Main Rotor Diameter: 22.8 in (580mm)
  • Main Rotor Blade Length: 8.27 in (210mm)
  • Main Motor Size: Brushless, 1100Kv
  • Battery: 11.1V 3S 2200mAh 30C LiPo
  • Length: 18.3 in (465mm)
  • Width: 18.3 in (465mm)
  • Height: 5.43 in (138mm)
  • Flying Weight: 20.5 oz (580 g)
  • Approximate Flight Time: 15 minutes
  • Number of Channels: 4
  • Is Assembly Required: No
  • Rotor Type: Quad-Copter
  • Experience Level: Intermediate
  • Completion Level: Bind-N-Fly
  • Recommended Environment:Indoor/Outdoor

The Blade 350 QX - Coming This Fall (1 min 40 sec)

Prices: BNF: $419.99 RTF: $469.99

For more information check out Horizon Hobby!

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Old Jul 10, 2013, 03:21 PM
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Something to look forward to between 9/22 and 12/21 assuming it is on time. Looks like it may be my Christmas present. Very interesting! I look forward to more details. Mike Heer
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 06:10 PM
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THIS has got my attention!!!!!
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 06:14 PM
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I'm in...looks awesome. A lot of features for $419.

SAFE looks pretty nice on the eflite apprentice too. Hopefully this implementation is done as well as that. And, I've been wanting GPS and return to home for a while. Can't wait to see the review Michael. Try to make them give it to you eaaaarly....lol.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 06:36 PM
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I'm totally down for this!
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 06:45 PM
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Sounds good and for what tech you get the price seem better than I first thought,so it's got my attention but i'll wait to see what the reviews say before I make up my mind,but it could be high on that Xmas list.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 06:53 PM
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Glad I saw this announcement. I was so ready to buy the phantom but it looks like I will be buying the 350 qx instead. It has same technology as phantom and it looks sexier. In addition, the price is really good. I cannot wait.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 07:36 PM
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Nice price/features ratio. AND they have a real anti vibration mount.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 08:45 PM
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Looks like they put the ESC's under each brushless motor for better cooling like DJI has done with their new slick "800." Like this much better than the DJI Phantom. This will be my entry into multirotors this fall, if there's any of them left!
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 09:21 PM
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Sounds like, maybe, this is the one that I have been looking for!
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 10:19 PM
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Right around my birthday and iPhone 5S release. Guess I should go ahead and start saving! :P
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 10:50 PM
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Xthey made it very cool looking and futuristic. I wonder if the lights will make it easy to fly at nite
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Old Jul 11, 2013, 03:39 AM
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This one looks sexy....! I like it a lot, way much better looking than the Phantom and at a better price-level.
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Old Jul 11, 2013, 04:25 AM
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Cheap cheap cheap
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Old Jul 11, 2013, 04:33 AM
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hm... have to get one or two of these..
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