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Old 07-20-2016, 03:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just so everyone knows I called Century today and they confirmed that they will not be making parts for the Radikal g30/20 models anymore. Great customer service!!
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Old 07-20-2016, 05:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hello, you might Century is ceasing to produce spare parts for other models ???
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Old 07-21-2016, 11:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Just so everyone knows I called Century today and they confirmed that they will not be making parts for the Radikal g30/20 models anymore. Great customer service!!
like many before them

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Old 03-28-2017, 01:49 AM   #4 (permalink)
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The boom in drones[airbourne cameras] and cheap heli clones has pretty much destroyed the medium heli market.
Some are hanging on, but struggeling.
Still a small market for 'real' quality helis[as always]

But I think there will be a return to helis as people want to master the challange of heli flying-rather than just point it where you want to go with a drone.

Of course helis now with their recovery/stabilize systems built into the flybar less system are making it easier.
Model planes are now going the same--pay $300 and get a scale looking little plane thats almost impossible to crash.
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Old 06-12-2017, 02:13 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Lot of people in the AP industry and elsewhere in the UAV sphere are slowly discovering the limitations of large multirotors and are reluctantly returning to helicopters for those applications because big multirotors just don't cut it there. They were hoping multirotors would be a magic bullet for large AP platforms etc. but it has turned out to not be the case. Of course the companies making them don't mind talking up large multirotors and taking their money for platforms that don't really do the job very well.
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Old 07-10-2017, 06:01 AM   #6 (permalink)
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The DJI Inspires are being used in Hollywood films so I don't really see the need for RC helis anymore. And since the camera technology is continually getting better and smaller there's no need for huge aerial camera rigs.
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