Blade 230S Bind N Fly Flybarless Electric Collective Pitch Helicopter. Collective pitch mechanics are a key element to learning sport aerobatics with a helicopter. When combined with the durability of a 230-size heli, pilots get the “wow” factor in an airframe that’s practical. Until now, learning with a collective pitch machine still had an intimidation factor. The Blade 230 S collective-pitch electric heli is engineered to meet and go beyond the needs of the new heli pilot by offering a highly-tuned machine with innovative SAFE technology so that it’s easy for any pilot to achieve first-flight success, prevent crashes and then move on into advanced flight, all with one heli.
Engineered around the abilities of innovative SAFE technology, its progressive flight mode system makes flying the Blade 230 S collective pitch heli more comfortable, even if you’re a beginner. Stability mode helps keep you in control with the safety of bank limits and self-leveling so it’s possible to fly and build pilot skills quickly. When you’re ready to progress your skills, Agility mode opens the flight envelope to explore basic aerobatics and 3D mode enables the 230 S to really come to life. In addition, Panic recovery mode allows you to recover the 230 S to level flight at the press of a button and prevent a crash. Durable features like ABS blades and metal-gear cyclic servos mean you can be flying more often than fixing. All combined, the 230 S is the heli you’ll want to fly whether you’re a new pilot or seasoned heli expert.
SAFE® Technology The Blade 230 S features exclusive SAFE (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology, a revolutionary electronic flight envelope protection system that makes it easy for anyone to fly helicopters with confidence. Flight mode versatility means that you can instantly choose the level of assistance and maneuverability that’s right for you. Plus you get the virtual protection of Panic Recovery mode that will recover the heli to a level attitude for you at the push of a button.
Three Flight Modes
Stability mode—limited flight envelope with self-leveling and a bank angle limit
Agility mode—full control authority for sport aerobatics with no bank angle limit
3D mode—turns up the flip and roll rate for 3D capability
Panic Recovery Mode
Orientation is lost
Panic Recovery button is pressed
Recovery to a level attitude
Collective Pitch Rotor System The collective pitch rotor mechanics of the 230 S have been engineered to give you just the right level of maneuverability for learning aerobatics and inverted flight.
Brushless Motors The high-speed brushless main and tail motors work together to deliver a simplified drive system that makes the 230 S light weight so that it’s quick in response to your commands.
Metal Gear Servos The 230 S comes equipped with the same 9-gram, digital metal gear servos used for cyclic control in high-performance Blade mini-helis like the 360 CFX.
Durable The fiber-filled plastic main frame is incredibly resilient. ABS main blades, molded in bright-white material help with visibility and hold up better in a crash compared to wood blades.
Fully assembled, no building necessary
SAFE® technology makes flight with a collective pitch helicopter easier
Stability mode delivers the comfort of self-leveling and bank limits
Progressive flight modes help your aerobatic skills build quickly
Panic Recovery mode can recover the heli to a level attitude
Collective pitch rotor system with flybarless mechanics
Brushless main and tail motors for great power and response
Impact resistant ABS main blades
Tough, yet lightweight airframe
Streamlined canopy with vivid color scheme
Spektrum™ AR636 DSMX® receiver with AS3X® heli technology (installed)
Durable, digital high-speed metal gear cyclic servos (installed)
E-flite® 800mAh 3S Li-Po flight battery and charger (included)
5–6 minute flight times
Specifications: Type: Helicopter
Completion Level: Ready-to-Fly
Main Rotor Head Type: Collective Pitch (CCPM) Flybarless
Swashplate Type: 120° CCPM
Main Rotor Diameter: 21.10 in (536mm)
Main Rotor Blade Length: 9.25 in (235mm)
Main Blade Material: Plastic
Tail Rotor Diameter: 3.25 in (82.5mm)
Tail Blade Material: Plastic
Main Motor Type: Brushless
Battery: E-flite 11.1V 800mAh 3S 30C LiPo with JST connector
Tail Drive: Direct Drive
Tail Motor Type: Brushless
Length: 18.66 in (474mm)
Height: 6.46 in (164mm)
Width: 3.54 in (90mm)
Main Frame Material: Plastic
Canopy/Body Material: Plastic
Flying Weight: 11.96 oz (339g)
Approximate Flight Time: 7 minutes
Approximate Assembly Time: No assembly required
Fully assembled Blade® 230 S helicopter
E-flite® 800mAh Li-Po Flight Battery
AC/DC Li-Po Battery Charger
Needed To Complete:
A multifunction 6+ channel transmitter with Spektrum™ DSMX® 2.4GHz technology
This product was added to our catalog on September 1, 2015