I’d like to present my latest model. This time it is large motorized helicopter. It has a rotorspan (if that is a word) of one meter and also the body is one meter long. It has all the controls that you expect in a helicopter:
– Collective pitch control
– Cycling pitch control
– Anti-torque tail rotor control
The controls can be operated manually either from the cockpit (cyclic sticks, collective levers and anti-torque pedals) or through small HoG knobs on the rear underside of the main fuselage. It is also possible to add four servo motors to the model to control all these functions remotely via IR.
Furthermore this helicopter is equipped with a retractable rope at the side, a fully articulated camera/searchlight under the nose and a retractable landinggear. All these functions are motorized as well and remotely controlled via IR.
Finally the doors in the front can open as well as the sidedoors that can slide backwards to give access to the spacious interior. When closed these doors sit completely flush with the fuselage.
The model is so large that it is difficult to get proper photos of it, that’s why I chose in this case to only show renders.
Instructions for this model can be bought in my webshop. The partslist can be found on Rebrickable. Please note that the four servomotors and two of the IR receivers are only needed if you want to have motorized flight surface controls. If you are fine with manual flight surface controls you can omit these motors. You’d still need the four M-motors and the remaining two IR remotes and receivers to control all the other functions.
Finally, be warned that unauthorized reproduction of this model, its instructions or its pictures is illegal and you run the risk of being prosecuted for it when you do it anyway.