MSH Protos

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MSH Protos
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Manufacturer MSH
Class 500 size electric
Build Kit
Blade size415 - 430mm
LevelIntermediate to Advanced
Frame
MaterialPlastic with carbon fill
TypeTwo piece injected molded
Servo to swash linkageDirect
Servo sizeMini
Rotor head
GripsMetal
Head blockMetal
LinksBall
SwashMetal
Control120° CCPM 140°
Tail
Drive systemBelt drive
Auto drivenYes
Tail pitch sliderDual point
Tail blade gripsPlastic
Tail casePlastic
Boom strut materialCarbon
Gearing
Main rotor to pinion ratio1:5.38
Main rotor to tail ratio1:4.85
Weight
Empty weight1 lb., 11 oz. (768g)
Fully loaded weight3 lbs., 6.4 oz. (1540g)
Dimensions
Height11.1 in. (282mm)
Canopy width4 in. (102mm)
Landing gear6 in. (152mm)
Paddle to paddle diameter14.75 in. (375mm)
Main rotor diameter38 in. (965mm)
Tail rotor diameter7.56 in. (192mm)
Length35.1 in. (892mm)

Tips

  • The top opening in the supplied blade holder is intended to be used as a flybar lock for blade pitch adjustment. This is helpful since the Protos doesn't sit with its boom parallel to the ground.

Reviews and articles

  • RC Heli magazine scorecard (reviewed in the November 2008 issue):
    • Instructions - 3.5
    • Parts quality/Fit - 4.5
    • Durability - 3
    • Tunability - 4
    • Overall performance - 4.5
    • Value - 5

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