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Below are a few brief details of the models we used in our record attempts. If you want to improve the performance of your model my  Tips Page might help you get that little bit extra out of your heli.
Electric Helicopter
Piloted by Mark Hopkins
I.C. Helicopter
Piloted by Nigel Fraser Ker
MODEL
Ikarus Eco-8
Thunder Tiger Raptor 30 V1
MOTOR
Hacker brushless
OS 32SX-H
POWER SOURCE
Specially developed Li-ion battery pack, designed & built by the pilot
Contest 10 fuel
MAIN ROTORS
Standard wood asymmetric
TG Carbon asymmetric
GYRO
GWS Pro
Futaba GY-401
RADIO
Futaba FF-6
Futaba FF9
ADDITIONAL UPGRADES
Ali swash & chassis plates, carbon frames, & Eco-16 tail boom.
Quick UK Ali upgrade mechanics
FLYING WEIGHT
2.1kg
5.8kg
FLIGHT TIME
1 hour, 10 mins, 50 secs.
1 hour, 2 mins, 10 secs.
Data
Index.
Records.
Story1.
Story2.
Story3.
Data.