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Thunder Tiger - Raptor 50S Almost Ready-to-Fly Nitro Helicopter


Raptor 50S Almost Ready-to-Fly Nitro 3D Heli
Learn to fly 3D with the best!

When you're picking out your first heli, it has to be special. You need a heli that's durable and easy to maintain. One that'll get you to the flight line fast with what you need for solid performance. And finally, you need a heli that will "grow" with you. That way, you can go from the learning the basics to flying 3D, confident that your heli can take it. The 50S offers it all, plus factory assembly and testing and the protection of the Hobbico Stress-Tech Replacement Parts Guarantee! If a covered part breaks in the first year you own your Raptor 50S, Hobbico will replace it...FREE!


A Closer Look


  • Responsive 90° swash plate.
  • Reliable belt-driven tail rotor.
  • 600 mm (23.6”) wooden main blades.
  • Extra-long aluminum tail boom to accommodate optional 620 mm (24.4 in) blades.
  • Lightweight tail boom support brackets.
  • Easy-to-install tail rod guides.
  • Metal tail boom clamp.
  • Molded plastic frame.
  • Low-profile nylon landing gear with aluminum skids.

Comes with these performance components already installed: PRO .50 engine & high-volume muffler

  • TG7200 heading hold gyro.
  • High-torque, S1807MG metal-gear cyclic & throttle servos.
  • DS0606n digital tail servo.
  • Zero Alpha II governor.

Reliable, belt-driven tail rotor system.

Strong tail rotor grip and linkage.

90° swash plate.

Metal-geared cyclic and throttle servos.

Pro .50 engine & muffler are included.

Low-profile landing skids.

Zero Alpha II governor included.


Length: 48 in (1200 mm)
Width: 5.50 in (140 mm)
Height: 15.75 in (400 mm)
Main Rotor Diameter: 53 in (1345 mm)
Tail Rotor Diameter: 9.3 in (237 mm)
RTF Weight: 6.9 lb (3.12 kg)
Requires: radio system with at least 6 channels & fuel