SWARM-RC Groups.io


Southeast Wisconsin Area Rotory Modelers

AMA Chartered Club #4266

Are they hard to fly?
  • At first, yes. But once you learn the basics, the possibilities are endless.

How much does it cost?
  • You can get started for around $400 or a lot more if you like.

How high does it fly?
  • Farther than the eye can see.

How fast does it go?
  • R/C helicopters have been clocked at over 130mph.
  • R/C racing helicopters can go over 190mph.

How long can it fly?
  • About 5 to 10 minutes.

What is a good helicopter setup to start with?
  • We recommend a Blade 230S RTF (Ready To Fly) kit which includes a transmitter and battery. $330
  • Extra 3S 800mAh batteries. $15 each
  • Battery charger: ToolkitRC M4AC. $35

What is a good way to learn how to fly helicopters?
  • Start with a good simulator and practice, practice practice.
  • Both Next and AccuRC are good for less than $100.
  • Simulators require a good computer and graphics card.
  • Come to the field and meet us! We love to help new pilots.