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Old Jan 04, 2014, 11:39 AM
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WLtoys V966, V977, V988, V930 Power Star Helicopters (previously WL925, WL926)

My friends over at Banggood informed me of the upcoming WLtoys helicopters.

WL966 6-Channel Power Star 1 (3-axis & 6-axis modes)
BG: http://www.banggood.com/WLtoys-V966-...-p-914250.html


WL988 4-Channel Power Star 2 (6-axis mode)
BG: http://www.banggood.com/WLtoys-V988-...-p-914249.html


Highlights for WL925

- Battery: 1S 3.7V 25C 250mAh
- Unknown brushed motor, could be same as V922
- Main Rotor Diameter: 245 mm; Body Length: 245 mm; Height: 77mm



WL977 6-Channel Power Star X1 (3-axis & 6-axis modes)
BG: http://www.banggood.com/WLtoys-V977-...-p-914247.html


WL930 4-Channel Power Star X2 (6-axis mode)
BG: http://www.banggood.com/WLtoys-V930-...-p-914248.html


Highlights for WL926

- Battery: 1S 3.7V 25C 450mAh
- Motor: brushless outrunner 1106
- Main Rotor Diameter: 245 mm; Body Length: 270 mm; Height: 77mm


Exciting new products!
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Old Jan 04, 2014, 11:48 AM
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There's already another post started on this same subject do we need another? Maybe you could contribute your info on that post instead.
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Old Jan 04, 2014, 11:50 AM
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I just discovered that post! As BG translated to English wrongly, that thread contained a few mistakes. It's easier for me to put the correct information here.
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Old Jan 04, 2014, 11:52 AM
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My translation of the Chinese specifications from WLtoys

WL925 6CH
1. Flybarless CP helicopter, aerodynamically designed to achieve unparalleled stability
2. Battery 1S 3.7V 250mAh 25C
3. Coreless tail motor (8520)
4. Transmitter has 3D aka Idle-Up switch, Throttle Hold switch, large LCD, low voltage warning. Hovering midpoint setting allows setting of the hovering point.
5. Transmitter supports switching between 3-axis & 6-axis gyro modes
6. 3D Mode activates 3-axis gyro, enables aerobatics such as flips, rolls inverted flight and funnels
7. Normal (aka 6G) activates 6-axis gyro, allows stable flight, suitable for beginners
8. USB charger 2 at a time
9. Flying weight: 43.5g; Flight time: 6-7 mins

WL925 4CH
1. Flybarless FP helicopter, aerodynamically designed to achieve unparalleled stability
2. Battery 1S 3.7V 250mAh 25C
3. Coreless tail motor (8520)
4. Transmitter has D/R switch, Throttle Hold switch, large LCD, low voltage warning. Hovering midpoint setting allows setting of the hovering point.
5. Helicopter flies at 6G mode using 6-axis gyro, allows stable flight, suitable for beginners
6. USB charger 2 at a time
7. Flying weight: 41.5g; Flight time: 8-9 mins


WL926 6CH X1
1. Flybarless CP helicopter, aerodynamically designed to achieve unparalleled stability
2. Battery 1S 3.7V 450mAh 25C
3. Brushess outrunner (1106) motor
4. Transmitter has 3D aka Idle-Up switch, Throttle Hold switch, large LCD, low voltage warning. Hovering midpoint setting allows setting of the hovering point.
5. Transmitter supports switching between 3-axis & 6-axis gyro modes
6. 3D Mode activates 3-axis gyro, enables aerobatics such as flips, rolls inverted flight, funnels and tick-tocks
7. Normal (aka 6G) activates 6-axis gyro, allows stable flight, suitable for beginners
8. USB charger 2 at a time
9. Flying weight: 48.5g; Flight time: 6-7 mins

WL926 4CH X2
1. Flybarless FP helicopter, aerodynamically designed to achieve unparalleled stability
2. Battery 1S 3.7V 450mAh 25C
3. Brushess outrunner (1106) motor
4. Transmitter has D/R switch, Throttle Hold switch, large LCD, low voltage warning. Hovering midpoint setting allows setting of the hovering point.
5. Helicopter flies at 6G mode using 6-axis gyro, allows stable flight, suitable for beginners
6. USB charger 2 at a time
7. Flying weight: 46.5g; Flight time: 7-8 mins
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Old Jan 04, 2014, 12:09 PM
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Looks nice!
V926 seems an extended tail boom version of the V925.

@ FyreSG your pics for the V926 X1 & X2 are reversed, blue one is the X1.
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Old Jan 04, 2014, 12:14 PM
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Not really - V926 is brushless while V925 is brushed. The description on 3D aerobatics specifically mentioned "tick tocks" for the brushless V926.

Thanks! I've corrected the wrong photos.
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Old Jan 04, 2014, 12:19 PM
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Nice that the V926 is brushless! I'm surprised it's not more expensive than the V925.
Still it seems extended, just look at the pics and the position of the same length main rotor blades. And your stats do indicate a 25mm larger body length, while all other sizes remain the same.
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Old Jan 04, 2014, 02:30 PM
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Yes, V926 is extended. I had meant "not just..." instead of "not really".
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Old Jan 05, 2014, 07:35 AM
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finaly they did it. I was looking for bigger flybarless gyro helicopter, they all were micros: f48, v933,v944,v955 etc
any info on protocol they use?
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Old Jan 05, 2014, 09:55 AM
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I have asked a series of questions and this is one of them. Let's hope BG is able to get the answers from WLtoys soon.
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Old Jan 05, 2014, 07:57 PM
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These look suspiciously similar to the Solo Pro 125/126 and their cousins the HeliMax 100FP/CP/SS....
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Old Jan 05, 2014, 08:14 PM
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These look suspiciously similar to the Solo Pro 125/126 and their cousins the HeliMax 100FP/CP/SS....
This is likely to be their pedigree. A large proportion of Walkera's design team was poached by a large toy company and the San Huan 6050 is one of their designs. It looks like that WL Toys has commissioned that company to make the heli but using its transmitter. The Solo Pro 125A itself is a clone of the Genius CP. If you look at that, the 3D performance exceeds that of the V922 with stock transmitter. The V922 can compete with Walkera effectively on its own, but I imagine that WL Toys now wants to finish off Walkera completely in the micro CP market. If there are a lot of compatible spare parts with Walkera, then it would hit Walkera even harder.

SH 6050 3D 2.4GHz 6 Channel Remote Control RC Helicopter Mode 2 RTF (1 min 40 sec)


Correction: they are likely to be designed by ex-engineers from Nine Eagles as reported from another thread.


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Old Jan 06, 2014, 08:12 AM
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how about MJX? they screwed up with f48 but will they make a big flybarless heli?
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Old Jan 08, 2014, 12:13 PM
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WLtoys have renamed "V" to "WL"

BG confirmed with WLtoys that the heli is named WL925 and WL926 instead of V925 and V926. "V" stood for "volitation".
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Old Jan 08, 2014, 03:07 PM
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Going to be intertesting to see how market is another year. Looks like WL toys decalred War on Walkera. I like Genius c/p but new ones are way over priced.
They changed board on Mini c/p and I don't like Super c/p. I don't know who runs the show at Walkera but they should be replaced ASAP.
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