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Old Jun 12, 2011, 07:50 AM
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how do you 'transport' your heli to flight site?


hi all
just like to see how you all carry your heli to flight site?

(sorry for my poor english)

my heli have a 45 degree flybar..
which means i cant fold the blade properly.. either the blade or flybar will be something that comes out
(If it have 90 degree flybar, or a 3 blade rotor, than they will fold properly)

because my mode of transport usually is either bike, or bus
so i need a way to carry.. currently i only put it in plastic bag with some sponge inside..


so how do u all carry your heli to flight site?
hope you all can share..


thanks in advance
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Old Jun 12, 2011, 12:23 PM
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hi all
just like to see how you all carry your heli to flight site?

(sorry for my poor english)

my heli have a 45 degree flybar..
which means i cant fold the blade properly.. either the blade or flybar will be something that comes out
(If it have 90 degree flybar, or a 3 blade rotor, than they will fold properly)

because my mode of transport usually is either bike, or bus
so i need a way to carry.. currently i only put it in plastic bag with some sponge inside..


so how do u all carry your heli to flight site?
hope you all can share..


thanks in advance
If you cannot fold your blades, then I would suggest that you take them off during transport and put them on again at the flying site.

There are aluminum boxes available for helis but they will not work with your heli.
Old Jun 13, 2011, 01:49 AM
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If you cannot fold your blades, then I would suggest that you take them off during transport and put them on again at the flying site.

There are aluminum boxes available for helis but they will not work with your heli.
the blade can be fold.. but the 45degree flybar will be at 45degree after the blade is folded...

is good to have those 90degree flybar.. or flybarless heli
Old Jun 13, 2011, 04:18 AM
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the blade can be fold.. but the 45degree flybar will be at 45degree after the blade is folded...

is good to have those 90degree flybar.. or flybarless heli
Have you tried those Helicopter carry Bag?
Old Jun 13, 2011, 08:20 AM
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I built this from mostly extruded aluminum from the local hardware store. The basic frame is 1cm square tubing and nylon corner inserts. The crossmembers are cut from T-shaped extrusions with a set of K&S heli transport mounts, one side is fixed- the other side can slide to accommodate helis with varying gear width. I use a second crossmember to clamp down the gear skids using M4 threaded rod and M4 thumbscrews.

Makes it easy to store helis in my limited-space workshop, load into my vehicle, and keep secure during transport to/from the field so I don't have to worry about driving super carefully to prevent anything from tipping over or whatever.
Old Jun 14, 2011, 12:42 AM
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Have you tried those Helicopter carry Bag?
i have not seen those bags at my place
but i do see some aluminum case being sold at my place
but those are expensive...
Old Jun 14, 2011, 12:48 AM
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I built this from mostly extruded aluminum from the local hardware store. The basic frame is 1cm square tubing and nylon corner inserts. The crossmembers are cut from T-shaped extrusions with a set of K&S heli transport mounts, one side is fixed- the other side can slide to accommodate helis with varying gear width. I use a second crossmember to clamp down the gear skids using M4 threaded rod and M4 thumbscrews.

Makes it easy to store helis in my limited-space workshop, load into my vehicle, and keep secure during transport to/from the field so I don't have to worry about driving super carefully to prevent anything from tipping over or whatever.

This is good idea!!!
This gives me inspiration, i will try to build them with plastic rod..
something that i could put on my bike.. that would be cool
Old Jun 15, 2011, 07:21 AM
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Gadget01,
Nice work

I use Helitote carrying bags (I don't have big 45 flybar heli so I could not check if it fit)

Which heli did you want to transport?
Old Jun 15, 2011, 10:48 AM
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Gadget01,
Nice work

I use Helitote carrying bags (I don't have big 45 flybar heli so I could not check if it fit)

Which heli did you want to transport?

i wanted to carry my two double-horse 9100 heli ..
(but currently only 1, another one is at my workshop ..)
they are fairly small size

Also my friend wanted to carry his lama coaxial.. which is quite small too , also have 45 degree fly bar..
Old Jun 15, 2011, 12:25 PM
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I cut down a big cardboard box until it just fitted around my heli, with room for the transmitter and some batteries. I glued a few off-cuts to support the heli and stop the transmitter and batteries from moving around.

It's good for keeping the heli clean and protected, both in storage and transport.

I've seen other people use plastic tool boxes for small helis.
Old Jun 16, 2011, 08:30 AM
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carry it by the blade grips to the farm XD, or chuck it in the back seat, lol the hk450 is basicly a throw in and go! i love it!, but of course i do make sure the blades ar folded and nothing is being bent.
Old Jun 16, 2011, 10:32 PM
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but my mode of transport is usually .. my bike.
or i take the public transport that will be the bus (sometimes is quite packed)
Old Jun 17, 2011, 07:36 AM
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yeh i under stand im either taking my rc8te or my hk450 on public transport, or both on my kike trailer to a mates place, i keep them in a bag on public transport, otherwise as my freind who works at my LHS found out about 40 people ask you questions, and the guards think its a bomb and start questioning you =/
Old Jun 18, 2011, 04:34 AM
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I have the Align Zip bag that suits me very well. Then I place it in the back of my SUV with all the other gear needed to have fun...
Old Jun 18, 2011, 04:35 AM
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I built this from mostly extruded aluminum from the local hardware store. The basic frame is 1cm square tubing and nylon corner inserts. The crossmembers are cut from T-shaped extrusions with a set of K&S heli transport mounts, one side is fixed- the other side can slide to accommodate helis with varying gear width. I use a second crossmember to clamp down the gear skids using M4 threaded rod and M4 thumbscrews.

Makes it easy to store helis in my limited-space workshop, load into my vehicle, and keep secure during transport to/from the field so I don't have to worry about driving super carefully to prevent anything from tipping over or whatever.
That is cool...Nice idea..


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