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SnellFlight Hoverfly Training Platform

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Here is a heli model that I have been practicing with. It's a discontinued model called the Hoverfly, made by a UK company: SnellFlight. The help and support I have had from these guys is great too!

http://www.snelflight.co.uk/hoverfly.htm

The idea is a free spinning rotor with 3 x 18v motors and small props at each end. It is powered by a tether wire and buddy links into my TX. This gives me indefinite flight times, which is much better than cycling batteries on my mini blades. I really like the feel of flying this and I hope it builds a skill set that I can carry over to my first out door heli, whatever that may be?

Here's a video of me learning - slowly


Cheers

John