Cheap RC Helicopters

Posted on July 8, 2007 by Onlooker.
Categories: Positive.

walmartheli.jpgMy father enjoys inexpensive remote control helicopters, and they are kinda fun. Here are some videos and basic information about 3 models:

BladeRunner2 – 3 Channel, Sale Prices: ~$50
Mosquito – 3 Channel, ~$80
HavocHeli(Walmart) – 2 Channel, $20

2 Channels: Up/Down, Left/Right turn. Helicopter is weighted to constantly fly slightly forward.
3rd Channel: a Forward/Backward (Weighting not required)

After flying the BladeRunner2 and Mosquito for a few hours(over many months), I find myself wanting to get a 4+ channel to increase the control and difficulty level. 4CH Hughes 300 is tempting @ $115 Shipped on ebay(Although that is a lot to spend on a plastic flying machine ;)


Pingback on January 11th, 2008.

[...] My father bought another toy, one I had to try for myself. A 4 channel, full tilt control, RC helicopter called the Lama v3, purchased from for ~$88. A dual rotor full tilt controlled helicopter is likely the safest/best next level helicopter to fly after the Bladerunner/Mosquito. [...]

Comment on January 27th, 2008.

FYI: Deal Extreme sells the Mosquito heli also for $27 vs $80 at crappyshack. better buy with AC adatper included.

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