550 X Pro Series by BLADE
Offered in:
Kit (BLH5525) $639.99
Combo (BLH5525C) $999.99

Due early March 2013 Release

Product Description

Key Features

● Direct-to-swash, flybarless head design
● Carbon fiber main frames
● CNC machined aluminum head block
● CNC machined aluminum swashplate
● Revolution™ 550mm carbon fiber main blades
● Triple ball bearing supported, 10mm solid steel main shaft
● Integrated bearing block servo mount design
● Torque-tube driven tail with aluminum tail boom and case
● Dual point tail pitch slider and balanced tail grips
● E-flite® 130A ESC
● E-flite Heli 550, 1360Kv brushless outrunner motor
● E-flite 10-Amp BEC

Needed To Complete – Kit (BLH5525)

– 6+ channel computer transmitter with helicopter programming
– 6+ channel receiver
– Flybarless control system
– 6S 5000–6000mAh 30C Li-Po battery
– 6S Li-Po battery charger
– 3 cyclic servos
– 1 tail servo
– Tools for assembly

Needed To Complete – Combo (BLH5525C)

– 6+ channel DSM2- or DSMX-compatible computer transmitter with helicopter programming
– 6S 5000–6000mAh 30C Li-Po battery
– 6S Li-Po battery charger
– Tools for assembly

Overview – Kit (BLH5525)

Welcome to the world of Blade® pro-class helicopter performance. Over two decades of flying and design experience have gone into the development of the Blade 550 X. Every part, down to the nuts and bolts, has been chosen or designed with one goal in mind—giving you a no-compromise, 550-size 3D machine that is second to none. Both kit and combo versions of the Blade 550 X arrive ready for you to assemble with motor, speed control and BEC. The 550 X is a no compromise thrill machine that delivers the performance expert helicopter pilots demand.

Note: The Blade 550 X Combo (BLH5525C) also includes a Spektrum™ AR7200BX Flybarless Control System, 3 Spektrum H6040 digital metal geared servos and an H6080G tail servo.

Included Components – Kit (BLH5525)

• 1 Revolution® Flybarless 550mm carbon fiber main blade set
• 1 E-flite® Heli 550, 1360Kv brushless outrunner motor
• 1 E-flite 130-Amp ESC
• 1 E-flite 10-Amp BEC
• 1 Pre-painted fiberglass canopy

In addition to the above. the Combo (BLH5525C) includes:
• 1 Spektrum™ AR7200BX 7-Channel DSMX® Flybarless Control System
• 3 Spektrum H6040 digital, high-speed cyclic servos
• 1 Spektrum H6080G gryo servo


Approximate Flight Time: 4 minutes
Assembly Time: 5-7 Hours
Battery: 6S 5000mAh 30C Li-Po
Completion Level: Kit
Experience Level: Advanced
Flying Weight: 7.39–7.72 lb (3.35–3.50 kg)
Height: 14.8 in (375mm)
Is Assembly Required: Yes
Length: 44.5 in (1130mm)
Main Blade Material: Carbon fiber
Main Gear Ratio: 11.42:1
Main Motor Size: 550-size 1350Kv brushless outrunner (included)
Main Rotor Blade Length: 550mm
Main Rotor Diameter: 49.0 in (1245mm)
Number of Channels: 6 channels
Pinion Size: 14T
Recommended Environment: Outdoor
Rotor Type: Collective Pitch Single Rotor
Size/Scale: 550
Speed Control: 130-Amp
Swashplate Type: 120-degree CCPM
Tail Blade Material: Plastic
Tail Drive: Torque tube
Tail Rotor Blade Length: 86mm
Tail Rotor Diameter: 9.45 in (240mm)
Type: 550-class collective-pitch electric flybarless helicopter
Width: 8.62 in (219mm)

Blade 550 X Pro Series

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