Blade 180 CFX Review

Blade 180 CFX Review

The new Blade 180 CFX has created much of a buzz in the RC world because of its prospective outstanding features. Firstly the bird will be introduced by Blade who are the masters in the field of innovation in micro-helis and next, the 180 CFX has everything that can be included in a RC helicopter of your dreams. You can 3D the 700-size heli literally anywhere. It is equipped with digital servos installed on carbon fiber frames having optimized servo geometry which practically gets rid of mechanical incompetence by maintaining swashplate links close to vertical all across their motion range.

inverted flight


Length: 340mm (13.39 inches)

Gross Weight: 190gm (6.70 oz)

Main Rotor Diameter: 360mm (14.17 inches)

Main Rotor Blade Length: 154mm (6.06 inches)

Tail Rotor Diameter: 90.5mm (3.56 inches)

Tail Rotor Blade Length: 45mm (1.77 inches)

Motor: Out-runner, brushless, 4000Kv

180cfx in flight

The key features of 180 CFX are:

  • Tough carbon fiber frames to impart a solid structure
  • AS3X® technology featuring advancedpiro-compensation by Horizon Hobby for unmatched performance
  • High-speed digital Spektrum nanolite servos offering lasting accuracy
  • High-efficiency 450mAh 3S 30C 11.1V Li-Po battery included
  • Spektrum™ DSMX® AR6335 nanolite receiver equipped with AS3X flybarless technology
  • Aluminum tail boom
  • One piece tail case design
  • 5800Kv powerful brushless outrunner motor


Every RC fan is eagerly waiting for the arrival of Blade 180 CFX. Only time will decide whether their expectations will prove true or not when the little bird will be out. Till then watch this wonderful test flight video by Horizon Hobby:

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