Top 8 Best Selling Remote Control Helicopters

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Flying remote control helicopters is a hobby that involves a great deal of skill and patience. Besides developing the coordination to fly the helicopter, RC chopper fans spend a great deal of time putting together, adjusting, and fixing their machines. Flying RC helicopters is a hobby that appeals to both children and adults and is rapidly gaining popularity as model helicopter technologies become more accessible to the public. Learning about the eight best-selling models helps first-time buyers get an idea of their options and make wise choices. Remote control helicopters are available at specialty hobby shops as well as on eBay.
1 Syma S107G
Syma S107G

Syma S107G is a great example of advanced features at an accessible price. It is a basic indoor three-channel model with a gyroscope for added stability. Most helicopters this size charge only from the controller but Syma's S107G has a USB charging option that charges the chopper without using up the controller's batteries. The S107G is perfect for hobbyists with some experience.


2 Syma Mini Chinook S026
Syma Mini Chinook S026

The Mini Chinook <S026 is one of Syma's most popular models. With a construction similar to that of a military tandem helicopter, the Chinook is a durable and responsive helicopter for anyone. While there is also a gyroscope version of the S026, the S026G, it is not a necessity as this model has excellent stability even without the gyro. This is also a three-channel helicopter intended for indoor use only and is sure to please military buffs.


3 Hubsan X4 Quadcopter
Hubsan X4 Quadcopter

A quadcopter has four sets of blades and flies a little differently than regular helicopters. The Hubsan X4 is a sleek little quadcopter that fits in the palm of one's hand. Despite its size, four-channel performance means it moves in four ways and requires more skill to fly than a three-channel heli. Its responsiveness and power make it a fun addition to any flier's fleet.


4 Syma S010 Vision
Syma S010 Vision

The Vision is a mini helicopter that measures 170 mm in length and weighs just 10 grams. It is Syma's offering for novice and first-time fliers. The Vision is a Ready To Fly (RTF) model that requires no adjustments. The three-channel helicopter is easy to fly, stable, and inexpensive.


5 Align T-Rex 450 Sport
Align T-Rex 450 Sport

The Align T-Rex 450 Sport is a version of Align's extremely popular 450 V2. It is an advanced model that comes partly pre-built, but it requires checking and some assembly before flight. However, it is much easier to assemble and fix than other models, like the Align T-Rex 450 Pro. Parts are easily available for this six-channel chopper,, something that is essential for intermediate and advanced pilots who want to learn 3D piloting or even just enjoy the outdoors.


6 Walkera Mini CP
Walkera Mini CP

The Walkera Mini CP is a stunt helicopter that has advanced controls for tricks like flying upside down or rolling. As a six-channel helicopter, this one is for experienced hobbyists. Although it is a bit slow and unstable, it has a lot to offer anyone looking for a tiny chopper with great manoeuvrability.


7 Parrot AR Drone 2.0
Parrot AR Drone 2.0

The Parrot <AR Drone is one of the new wave of helicopters that fly from a smartphone app rather than a dedicated radio controller. The Drone looks like four circles arranged in a square configuration and works with iPhones and Android devices. The AR Drone has two high-definition cameras, which connect directly to online sites including YouTube and video games like AR Race, and it is capable of many acrobatic stunts.


8 Esky Honey Bee
Esky Honey Bee

The Esky Honey Bee is a RTF helicopter great for first-time pilots. It is a four-channel device so it has plenty to offer a novice. Intermediate pilots would probably want to tweak the design and set-up, which is fine since spare parts are plentiful and fairly inexpensive. It is a great first machine for someone getting into RC helicopters.


How to Buy Remote Control Helicopters on eBay

All kinds of remote control helicopters from minis to quads are available on eBay. To find one, go to any eBay page and enter the term ' RC helicopter' in the search box. Then refine the search by price, brand, and other criteria to find listings that match what you are looking for. eBay's Top-rated sellers are those with a long history of great service on eBay. eBay's feedback system makes it easy for first-time buyers to find reputable sellers and great products. RC helicopter flying is a great hobby and eBay makes it affordable and simple to get your hands on the best models on the market.
 
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