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Old Nov 19, 2005, 10:39 AM
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BLADE CX by E-FLITE

I'm new to micro-helio flying, I've heard that this model would be GENTLE to my flying capabilities I had been envolved with RC models, and have built a few, what I am looking for is an indoor helio, living room etc.
I presently have a BladeRunner, I can make it hover but the Transmitter seems to jerk and the responce is tough.
My question to you folks is this (Blade CX by E-flite) a proper choice and should I get the training gear & engine heat exchanger?
Thank you in advance, this is my first entry to this forum.
P.S. I am a retired com/instr/instructor/ pilot.
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Old Nov 19, 2005, 11:04 AM
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it should be good for the average beginner, i think you wont be dissapointed!
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Old Nov 19, 2005, 11:15 AM
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I saw this when it was released in October at the trade show in LA and it was a very nice heli for the beginner. Well made and nice constructed. This sounds like it would be the perfect heli for you and later once you have really caught the bug you can go to the original blade heli.

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Old Nov 19, 2005, 12:02 PM
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Thank You

Appreciate your input,pleased to hear good things about my choice.
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Old Nov 19, 2005, 01:55 PM
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For beginners, you can consider the esky lama heli too - click here for info
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Old Nov 19, 2005, 03:09 PM
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Eagel1 -

The Blade CX is perfect for any first time pilot due to its unsurpassed inherent stability. You can be successful hovering the model just minutes after opening the box, while also learning the skills neccessary to move into larger, more capable models (Like the Blade CP).

And just a quick note for those interested...

Keep an eye out for Blade CXs on the shelves of your favorite E-flite dealers in the next week
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Old Nov 19, 2005, 03:15 PM
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Just a quick note for those interested...

Keep an eye out for Blade CXs on the shelves of your favorite E-flite dealers this week
That's great news...
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Old Nov 19, 2005, 07:02 PM
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how are they different than honey bee KING?
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Old Nov 20, 2005, 01:22 AM
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The question should be how different is it from this other than the price?

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=441675
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Old Nov 20, 2005, 10:47 PM
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A list of some more significant differences...

- Different rotor head designs
- Different rotor blade designs
- Different main frame designs
- Different 4-in-1 units
- Different servos
- Different bodies
- Different Li-Po battery packs
- The Blade CX is fully supported by hundreds of shops and Horizon Hobby in the US
- The Blade CX will have a plentiful supply of spares also stocked by hundreds of shops in the US
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Old Nov 20, 2005, 11:00 PM
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Cant wait for this weekend to head to my LHS and... test fly it

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Old Nov 20, 2005, 11:10 PM
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Keep an eye out for Blade CXs on the shelves of your favorite E-flite dealers in the next week
Im hoping before thrusday cause my HT will be closed and I would love to show all the family my new toy on Thanks Giving (they will say Im a dork but 31 and toys is the way not to grow up).

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The same way you just did

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