Why Buy A Syma S107 Mini Remote Helicopter?

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By John Selby

Getting into the hobby of flying Mini remote RC helicopters is so rewarding and truly so much fun and also does not cost a fortune to get started- So let us say you have a budget of $30. Now we will go into more facts and why I recommend the Syma S107.

The Great features of the Syma as follows:

Right out of the box and charged either by the USB cable supplied or from the remote directly the Syma S107 flies straight up and hovers with hardly any trim which is done by adjusting the trim on the infra-red remote. You need 6 AA Batteries for the remote, that is only your extra costs.I find charging by the USB cable is much quicker than charging with the remote.

1: When I say this is a stable mini RC helicopter that is an under statement. By pushing the right remote control the rear tail motor fires up and the helicopter will fly forward and backwards, she will also turn left or right complete 360 degree turn. As soon as you stop moving she will just hover awaiting your next move.

2: It is made of light alloy frame that can withstand some bad crashes.The blades are made of strong flexible plastic and again will take some punishment. To me this is not a toy helicopter but a mini coaxial helicopter that has blades spinning in two different direction giving stability.The Syma S107 also has a gyro function that ads to complete stability when hovering. Because not a plastic toy spare parts are easy to get and very reasonably priced should you have a serious crash.

Some bad points:

1: The remote is infra-red which means it does not like sunlight. In my personal view the Syma is an indoor helicopter not suited for outdoors, as hates any wind at all. If you want to fly outside this helicopter is not for you. Try to keep away from your digital TV as can affect remote signal. Do not fly near a fan or air conditioner, turbulence of air will make you lose control.

2: Battery power only really lasts 5 to 6 minute flying time and then 20 minutes to recharge. Point to consider is to let the battery cool down after a flight for 15 minutes as they get hot and constant recharging without a cool down period will give less battery life. That is why I have a few Syma 107 helicopters charged and ready to fly. Do not keep flying until all battery power depleted, again strains the battery.

3: There are some fakes and clones being sold on the market so be careful. There is a difference between the two, clones generally being ok as made under license.

All said and done this mini remote helicopter for its price will give hours of fun and probably wet your appetite to buy a bigger helicopter.

The great thing is this little bird is complete and ready to fly out of the box with everything supplied. All that is required is just a charge and 6AA batteries for the remote. When you start to research which helicopter to buy for a beginner, you will see prices over $100 for the same quality the Syma S107 offers at around $30 or less depending where you buy it from, makes you realize the sheer value for money she offers.

Please visit my blog for the complete review of the Syma S107 there is a great deal of information and Videos to help you get started in this fantastic hobby.

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