Prepare to Progress With the Blade CX2

2/26/2008 by Jim Booker

Copyright:© 2008 Horizon Hobby, Inc.

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You’ve been flying your Blade CX2
for a while now and maybe you think you’re ready
to move up to a higher performance heli like the
Blade CP+, Blade 400 or Align T-REX. We
want to help you know for sure. To ensure your
transition to more advanced helis is a successful
one, we've put together this lesson plan to help you
become proficient at the flight maneuvers you should master
with the CX2 before moving on. Just check off each step as you accomplish the tasks. If you successfully accomplish all of these tasks we think you will be pleasantly surprised at how easy your transition to a more advanced heli becomes. Before you start, though, make sure your CX2 is properly trimmed so it will be stable in hover without control inputs. You can do this by following the trimming instructions in the Blade CX2 manual and instructional DVD.

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Once you can complete any task in this lesson plan, within the parameters described, you should begin feeling pretty good about your ability to fly a more advanced helicopter. So charge those batteries and start practicing.