Thunder Tiger Raptor 30 V2 Pro Receiver-Ready ARF

Dec 30, 2011 No Comments by

I just received this information on the new Raptor 30 V2 Pro. As you know, the Raptor line has been available for many years, and they are committed to improving and upgrading this great line of helicopters. Here is some information I’m sure you will find useful and interesting if you are looking for a late Christmas present for a heli enthusiast.

The new Thunder Tiger Raptor 30 V2 Pro ARF Heli has all of the performance features that have made the Raptor one of the most popular helicopters in R/C  – and being Receiver-Ready means the servos and gyro are already in place.  Just install a receiver and go!

The Raptor 30 V2 Pro’s performance upgrades include:

§         Heavy-duty collective pitch arm

§         Enlarged radial and thrust bearings for more precise blade pitch control

§         Tail rotor grips (the same size as the Raptor 60) that allow for a larger diameter tail rotor and more solid control

§         A swashplate re-designed for more durability and less free play

§         A larger (340 cc) fuel tank positioned to reduce CG shift

§         Enlarged engine starting shaft

§         Strengthened side frames for better crash resistance and less engine vibration

§         Larger diameter metal alloy spring steel clutch

 

Specifications:

Main Rotor Diameter: 49 in (1245 mm)

Tail Rotor Diameter: 9.3 in (236 mm)

Overall Fuselage Length: 45.25 in (1150 mm)

Fuselage Width: 5.5 in (140 mm)

Fuselage Height: 15.75 in (400 mm)

Flying Weight: 6.5 lb (3000 g)

 

TTRE0047        Raptor 30 V2 Pro Receiver-Ready ARF Heli   Retail:$899.99   Street:$599.99

This Raptor is available now, and I’ll give you more info here and in my RotorSpeed column when I get a chance to try one.

Paul Tradelius, Uncategorized

About the author

A regular contributor to Model Airplane News, he is also the columnist for our “Rotor Speed” helicopter column. Paul has been flying RC helicopters since the early ‘80s and now enjoys all types of rotary machines, including scale and aerobatics, and he continues to experiment with modifications to improve performance.
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