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Old 11-29-2018, 04:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How many of you are still flying the KDS brand

I was just wondering how many people are still fly these models.

Would like to here your experience with KDS models and let's see your pic

I picked up a 5.5 earlier this year My experience with KDS has been really good from the way the model flys and how good the customer service is and how quickly parts are shipped out Most of the time it's usually the same day as I order them and in two days or so time I'm back in the air that has been my experience with KDS USA So guys just saying KDS isn't dead very much alive and well so don't count them out and if you are considering this brand of model or have questions give Dave a call at KDS USA he will give you great customer service and just a nice guy to talk to .


So show your support and pic thanks KDS for making a great flying heli

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Old 11-29-2018, 07:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I very much like how the KDS helis look, but I feared they wouldn't be around much because the forum seemed to have very low activity. I like the Chase 360 and wanted to try one, but also feared about parts being available. I love the look and want to know how it flies.
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Old 11-29-2018, 07:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I wouldn't worry KDS isn't going anywhere soon they are in for the long haul just give Dave a shout you won't regret it they are awesome heli
And I'm sure other KDS owners and team members will chime in and you will see KDS is still going and will continue to provide great service and models
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Old 11-30-2018, 04:55 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Any one still flying these models
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Old 11-30-2018, 07:39 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I have the 5.5 the heli fly's great
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Old 11-30-2018, 08:03 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Ok now we are rolling 2 of us .
Yes same here the 5.5 is a very nimble and feels very light in the air
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Old 12-15-2018, 10:21 AM   #7 (permalink)
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My 360 is still hanging on the wall after the repairs from the last crash. This has not been a good year for me. Either no time,weather and work. Health reasons is the biggest issue. I just had heart surgery the other day and still recovering. I did take the 500 for a spin in the spring and that was the last time I flew anything except the sim.
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Old 12-23-2018, 12:31 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Still flying a 7.2 electric and a 7.2 gas. Also chase may still get most of my time at a nearby park.
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Old 12-23-2018, 03:48 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Are parts easy to find for KDS?
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Old 12-25-2018, 09:16 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Yes and yes oh and yes
Dave at KDS is always on the ball shipping from him is super fast
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Old 01-02-2019, 09:10 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I love my Chase. I'm getting more comfortable with my Agile 7.2 lately. It has great stability and presence in the air. I've always been happy with parts support from KDS USA.
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Old 01-10-2019, 11:58 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Testing my friend agile 5.5

KDS Agile 5.5 testing (1 min 54 sec)
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Old 02-03-2019, 10:05 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Have a chase 360 that flys great. It's a beast with a scorpion 1880 kv motor. Great for big air sport / excellent visibility / a mechanical work of art.
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Old 02-06-2019, 07:03 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I just built a 7.2. This past Sunday and now will be putting in all the electronics this weekend I can't wait to fly a 700 it is my first 700 electric heli .
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Old 02-16-2019, 02:27 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I still have my 7.2 gen 1 and its a great flying heli. It has been my go to for many many years. This year i've retired it and it will just be a shelf queen.
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Old 02-24-2019, 06:25 AM   #16 (permalink)
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I have an Innova 450 but it’s kind of a frankencopter at this point. It’s got a mismatch of electronics and the head is a traditional caged 450 head (Tarot) and it’s running align gears I converted it from a torque tube to belt drive because the alignment of the gears was junk. It flies pretty good and I get a descent flight time with it on a 2200 3s. I’ve got a metal case for it as it’s an easy size to travel with. Not really attached to it but like my Align heli’s, it flies good though.
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Old 03-13-2019, 10:29 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Love the band...
I have been out for sometime with family problems. I will once again show off the KDS band at heli shows this year !
7.2 KDS
6.4 KDS
and a Chase
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Old 03-30-2019, 01:44 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Love the band...
I have been out for sometime with family problems. I will once again show off the KDS band at heli shows this year !
7.2 KDS
6.4 KDS
and a Chase
Was very much interested in the 6.4, have they gone beyond the prototype?
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Old 04-14-2019, 08:29 PM   #19 (permalink)
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i have 1 chase 360 flying, love it.

have enough parts to build 2 more. i havent flown in a while but im getting it in this season
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Old 04-14-2019, 11:21 PM   #20 (permalink)
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So I recently thought about buying a 360 to fly. I think the Chase is just a sexy heli. The price is right on the KDS site, which also worries me some because its discounted so much. Are they going out of business? Are they slowing down?

The Chase is tempting because parts are also cheap. I just wonder how it is to build and work on compared to my Oxy's. I think the Chase is a much better looking heli than my Oxy's, but the Oxy's are super easy to work on. Any Chase issues? I read a thread earlier where a guy had an issue with the belts wearing after 4 or 5 flights which is horrible. Please give me your input as i'm very close to ordering one. Thank you!
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