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Built on years of engineering and development knowledge, the Blade Fusion 480 helicopter packs all the high-end features into a rugged and durable airframe ready to rip up the skies.

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Fusion 480 Helicopter Kit

Key Features

  • All metal and carbon fiber construction
  • 2mm carbon fiber frame, 3mm carbon fiber landing gear, 2.5mm tail box/fin
  • Efficient helical main gear paired with a steel pinion to reduce noise
  • Oversized 25mm tail boom eliminating the need for boom supports
  • 6mm wide belt-driven tail with adjustable belt tension
  • 5mm high-strength steel tail shaft paired with metal bell crank, hub and grips
  • Full carbon fiber and aluminum tail box with large aluminum pulley
  • 5mm carbon fiber tail pushrod for precise tail control
  • High-strength steel 10mm main shaft and 8mm spindle
  • Standard size servos for cyclic and tail
  • Hidden tail servo for a sleek look
  • Capable of 3000 RPM head speed for aggressive flight performance
Needed to Complete
  • Spektrum™ DX6 6-Channel DSMX Transmitter
  • Brushless Motor up to 4319-1300kV
  • Spektrum Hi-Torque Cyclic Servo
  • Spektrum Hi-Speed Tailrotor Servo
  • Spektrum 22.2V 4000mAh 6S 50C Smart LiPo Battery, IC5
  • Castle Creations Talon 90-Amp 25V BL ESC W/20amp BEC
  • Spektrum DSMX Flybarless Control System
  • Spektrum DSMX Remote Receiver
  • E-flite EC5 Device Connector
What's in the box?
  • (1)Fusion 480 Helicopter Kit
  • (1) User Manual

Overview

Built on years of engineering and development knowledge, the Blade® Fusion™ 480 helicopter packs all the high-end features into a rugged and durable airframe ready to rip up the skies. This powerhouse features lightweight carbon fiber and anodized aluminum construction presenting exceptional rigidity and durability. The optimized control system geometry offers the most efficient and responsive control. The quiet helical main gear is ready to be driven by a 40-43mm brushless motor bringing high power and torque. A belt-driven tail assembly is housed in construction utilizing both carbon fiber and aluminum to ensure precision performance every flight. For advanced-level 3D pilots, the Fusion 480 delivers an aggressive heli leaving the others in its dust cloud.

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Frame

  • All metal and carbon fiber construction
  • 2mm carbon fiber frame, 3mm carbon fiber landing gear, 2.5mm tail box/fin
  • Painted carbon fiber skids and tail for easy visibility
  • Painted fiberglass canopy
  • Aluminum battery tray with (2) oversized battery straps
  • Aluminum bearing and servo block with Optimized Servo Geometry
Frame

Tail

  • Oversized 25mm tail boom eliminating the need for boom supports
  • 6mm wide belt-driven tail with adjustable belt tension
  • 5mm high-strength steel tail shaft paired with metal bell crank, hub and grips
  • Full carbon fiber and aluminum tail box with large aluminum pulley
  • 5mm carbon fiber tail pushrod for precise tail control
  • Hidden tail servo for a sleek look
Tail

Mechanics

  • 480mm (main) and 85mm (tail) carbon fiber blades
  • Black anodized aluminum swashplate
  • Aluminum blade grips with CNC zero pitch indicator
  • High-strength steel 10mm main shaft and 8mm spindle
  • Efficient helical main gear paired with a steel pinion to reduce noise
Mechanics

Electronics/Power System

  • Accepts 6s 3700-5000 mAh LiPos
  • Accepts 40-43mm brushless outrunner motor (1300Kv – 1400Kv)
  • Accepts 90 Amp ESC
  • Accepts Standard sized servos for cyclic and tail
  • Aluminum battery tray with (2) oversized battery straps
  • Accepts popular flybarless control systems and receivers
Electronics/Power System
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Approximate Assembly Time: 1-3 Hours
Approximate Flight Time: ~5 mins
Battery: Sold Separately
Canopy/Body Material: Fiberglass
Channels: 6
Completion Level: Kit
Flying Weight: Varies depending on equipment selected
Height: 302mm [11.9in]
Length: 980mm [38.6in]
Main Blade Material: Carbon Fiber
Main Frame Material: Carbon Fiber
Main Motor Type: Brushless
Main Rotor Blade Length: 480mm [18.9in]
Main Rotor Diameter: 1095mm [43.1in]
Main Rotor Head Type: Collective Pitch Flybarless
Pinion Size: 12 tooth
Receiver: Sold Separately
Skill Level: Level 3
Speed Control: Sold Separately
Swashplate Type: 120 Degree CCPM
Tail Blade Material: Carbon Fiber
Tail Drive: Belt Drive
Tail Ratio: 4.16667
Tail Rotor Blade Length: 85mm [3.3in]
Tail Rotor Diameter: 232mm [9.1in]
Width: 136mm [5.4in]

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Product Support & Service

Technical questions about this product should be directed to Horizon Hobby:

Horizon Hobby GmbH
Hanskampring 9
D-22885 Barsbuettel
Deutschland

US Product Support:
Mo - Fr: 2:00pm - 9:00pm (UK Time zone hours of operation)
English: +44 (0) 127 929 7061

Europe Customer Service & Tech Support:
Mo - Fr: 8:00am - 4:00pm
English: +44 (0) 127 929 7061
German: +49 (0) 40-822167800
French: +33 (0) 7 822 63 500

To contact Tech Support email us at service[at]horizonhobby.de

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