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Hirobo has the RC Lama in 1/5 scale for those looking for a large rc helicopter. It is
80 in. long and is powered by a 35 cc engine. Weight is around 29 pounds.
On June 12, 1972 Jean Boulet piloted the Aerospatiale SA-315
Lama to a helicopter absolute world altitude record of 40,820
RC Lama by XHeli has contra rotating rotors. Length is 16.7 in. and
it is driven by two included 180 motors.
Lama is designed to operate in the thin air of hot climates and at
is derived from its predecessor. While the
predecessor uses a 870 hp
Turbomeca Astazou IIIB engine, the
engine on the Lama produces less sea
level power, but it is more
efficient at higher altitudes.
Check out the RC
Lama pictured immediately above if you do your flying indoors. The
Hirobo RC Lama is 14 in. long
and weighs just 185 grams. Power for
the micro size rc helicopter comes from a pair of motors.
The Lama was originally conceived as piston
engine powered. When the designed was changed to
Turbomeca Astazou engine it became the first production
powered helicopter in the world.
SA-315 Lama from Hirobo.
RC Lama from Hirobo is .30 size. Length is 43 in. and weight is about
7 lbs. Power can come from .32 to .50 size engines.
While Aerospatiale ceased production of the Lama
in 1989, HAL, India, continues to produce updated versions to this
day, under a license agreement.
The RC Lama from
Vario comes as a fuselage kit to fit VR-22 mechanics. Its length is
85 in. and width is 14 in.. Rotor diameter is 85 in. and weight is
about 30 lbs.
Global-RC also has a rc
Lama for indoor flying. It has a length of 17 in., and a
height of 6.7 in.
Counter rotating main rotor blades
give it extra stability. Included are the motor, a transmitter, gyro,
mixer board, receiver, servos,
charger and battery.
Weight is 7.3 oz.