Next to RC airplanes, Radio control helicopters - or RC helicopters - are the most popular RC flying model. RC helicopters tend to be a bit more expensive than planes - or at least, they used to be just a few years back. The models still get costly but other more affordable rc helicopters have now seen the light of day - to great joy for those who don't want to invest too much in a "first-time" buy.Ready-to-fly or build yourself?
The question often arise wheter to get a ready-to-fly kit or spend some time assembling the rc helicopter model yourself. As with many things in life it is matter of temper. You'll need to ask yourself to what extent you have the urge and time to mess with building, maintenance and all the technical aspects of the hobby.
We have looked at some ready-to-fly rc helicopters and some do-it-yourself kits below:
- Ready in 30-60 min
- Can take days