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BLH5525C

Welcome to the world of Blade pro-class helicopter performance. Over two decades of flying and design experience have gone into the development of the Blade® 550 X heli. Every part, down to the nuts and bolts, has been chosen or designed with one goal in mind–giving you a no-compromise, 550-size 3D machine that is second to none. Both kit and combo versions of the Blade 550 X heli arrive ready for you to assemble with motor, speed control and BEC. The Blade 550 X combo also includes a Spektrum™ AR7200BX Flybarless Control System, 3 Spektrum H6040 digital metal gear servos and an H6080G tail servo. The 550 X model is a no-compromise thrill machine that delivers the performance expert helicopter pilots demand.

Included Components
• 1 Revolution® flybarless 550mm carbon fiber main blade set
• 1 E-flite® Heli 550, 1360Kv brushless outrunner motor
• 1 E-flite 130-amp ESC
• 1 E-flite 10-amp BEC
• 1 Pre-painted fiberglass canopy
• 1 Spektrum AR7200BX 7-channel DSMX® Flybarless Control System
• 3 Spektrum H6040 digital, high-speed cyclic servos
• 1 Spektrum H6080G gryo servo

Features

• Direct-to-swash, flybarless head design
• Carbon fiber main frames
• CNC-machined aluminum head block
• CNC-machined aluminum swashplate
• Revolution® 550mm carbon fiber main blades
• Triple ball bearing-supported, 10mm solid steel main shaft
• Integrated bearing block servo mount design
• Torque tube-driven tail with aluminum tail boom and case
• Dual-point tail pitch slider and balanced tail grips
• E-flite® 130A ESC
• E-flite Heli 550, 1360Kv brushless outrunner motor
• E-flite 10-amp BEC

Specifications

Type: Helicopter
Kit / ARF / RTF: Kit
Motor Size: 550-size 1350Kv brushless outrunner (included)
Control System: 120-degree CCPM
Length: 44.5 in (1130mm)
Recommended Environment: Outdoor
Assembly Time: 5-7 Hours
Experience Level: Professional
Gross Weight: 7.39–7.72 lb (3.35–3.50 kg)
Is Assembly Required: Yes
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Type: 550-class collective-pitch electric flybarless helicopter
Main Gear Ratio: 12.07:1
Rotor Diameter: 49.0 in (1245mm)
Tail Rotor Diameter: 9.45 in (240mm)
Rotor Blade Length: 550mm

You Will Need

- 6+ channel DSM2®- or DSMX®-compatible computer transmitter with helicopter programming
- 6S 5000–6000mAh 30C Li-Po battery
- 6S Li-Po battery charger
- Tools for assembly