Blade Nano QX 3D First Look



Two days late, but I *definitely* had a good reason. (Full disclosure: I kept pushing the posting of this post back.) 

As I opened the box of the new Blade Nano QX 3D, I wondered how it would compare to the original NQX. If flying upside down when the quadcopter always looked half way upside down would be any fun. Or if I would put it to the side and fly the original NQX around the room. 

I bound my DX6 to it and flew it. WOW! It almost feels like it has brushless motors compared to the original, and I had to constantly remind myself that they were brushed! In intermediate mode and beginner mode, I had lots of fun pushing the right stick on my DX6 all the way forward and zooming around the (thankfully) large living room. It is durable; after a high-speed crash after attempting a flip, I only broke the motor mount/blade guard. $9 and I was in the air again. (Note that it still flew after the crash. It just had a bad vibration.)

Look for a full review next Sunday or maybe the Sunday after. Thanks for reading! Enjoy, comment, subscribe, and share…

umFlight First Look: Hobbyzone Sport Cub S BNF

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I just received a Hobbyzone Sport Cub S BNF on Monday! The plane was neatly packaged. The battery and USB charger were in foam slots, and the SC S was packaged in foam. The new plane felt heavy and solid compared to the Champ. It was easy to setup on the DX6i, and then I was flying!

SAFE worked like a dream. But, it seems that there is no self leveling in intermediate mode like there is on quads equipped with SAFE. The Panic button… Well, it was just plane (pardon the pun) AMAZING! It self leveled the plane no matter what and I could even activate the Panic button and land. This could be good for teaching newbies (and me) all about how, on landing, they should use up/down throttle to change altitude, NOT up/down elevator.

Stay tuned for a full review very soon. I hope you enjoyed today’s post and I’ll see you on Sunday! Comment, share, and enjoy!