Dealzmodo: Big R/C Helicopter Sale at Think Geek

Think Geek is throwing a "Pre-Holiday R/C Flying Toys Blowout" and offering their various helicopter toys at up to 70% off. Two models, including this pictured Dueling Galactic Marines Copter Set, run just $15. That's like the price of three McDonald's Value Meals. Don't eat for a day and you have no excuse not » 10/24/08 1:00pm 10/24/08 1:00pm to…

3-Channel Black Stealth R/C Chopper For $30

The guys at Think Geek » 8/27/08 7:30pm 8/27/08 7:30pm are bringing one of the cheapest 3-channel mini choppers on the market with the new "Black Stealth." Unlike dinky 2-channel versions, the Black Stealth can handle forward flight with ease—or so they claim. In fact, Think Geek goes so far as to say that it is the easiest to fly small copter they…

Tandem Z1 Chinook Minicopter Flying (and Crashing) on Video

Click to viewMy new Tandem Z1 Chinook finally arrived. And guess what? Two rotors and proper six-way control actually does equal twice the crashes. At least while starting out, anyway— just like a real helicopter these things are a bugger to learn to control. Balancing throttle, forward, backwards, turning and the… » 2/27/08 8:30am 2/27/08 8:30am

Tandem Z Chinook R/C Helicopter Has Two Rotors for Double the Crashes

Picoo Z has just doubled the fun of R/C mini helicopters with the Tandem Z Chinook. Yes, two rotors, just like the real thing, for twice the number of high-speed crashes into walls, twice the chased-by-your-cat action. Its also got a three-channel remote control now, so you can try forward-backward moves… » 2/08/08 6:46am 2/08/08 6:46am

Next-Gen Tomy Heli-Q RC Helicopter Takes to the Skies Next Month

Japanese toy giant Tomy says it's about to roll out the next generation in tiny copters, and it's calling this one the Heli-Q. The company says this is the world's smallest radio controlled toy helicopter, but other than its smaller size, its specs seem similar to those of Picco-Z Styrofoam helicopters we've flown… » 10/24/07 1:10pm 10/24/07 1:10pm

AH-64D Apache Rechargeable Micro RC Helicopter is Licensed by Boeing

Looks like one more of those tiny styrofoam helicopters has taken to the air, and just like the others, this one pretty much goes up, down, and bangs into walls. This AH-64D Apache Rechargeable Micro RC Helicopter is supposedly so realistic it's officially licensed by Boeing (that Apache name was the part that was… » 9/19/07 9:15am 9/19/07 9:15am

DraganFlyer Four-Rotor R/C Helicopter Puts All Others to Shame

With our current fascination with helicopters, we would be remiss not to mention the DraganFlyer Industrial Electric Gyro Stabilized RC Helicopter that's been around for a while, a $5000 flyer with four rotors and an electronically stabilized mechanism that makes it sturdy enough for video surveillance work. Use your… » 12/01/06 8:47am 12/01/06 8:47am