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Review: Venture 50 3D ARF

8/9/2004 by Rick Bell

Provider Name:  Model Airplane News

Issue:  July 2004

Copyright:© 2004 Air Age Media

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MODEL: Venture 50 3D ARF

MANUFACTURER: JR

DISTRIBUTOR: Horizon Hobby Inc.

TYPE: .50-size aerobatic helicopter

MAIN ROTOR DIAMETER: 52.63 in.

LENGTH: 47.32 in.

WEIGHT: 7.25 lb.

RADIO SYSTEM REQ'D: 5-channel heli w/120 deg. CCPM mixing

RADIO SYSTEM USED: JR 10X transmitter, 3 JR DS8231 digital servos collective, roll and pitch cyclic), 1 JR PS8700G high-speed servo (rudder), 1 JR NES4131 servo (throttle) and a JR 460T gyro

ENGINE REQ'D: .50 2-stroke heli

ENGINE USED: O.S. 50SX-H

FUEL USED: Wildcat 30% heli blend

PRICE: $349.99

FEATURES: ARF format; simple CCPM control system; aerobatic main rotor head; high-quality swashplate; one-way hex start shaft; belt-driven tail rotor; ball bearings throughout; low parts count; self-aligning steel clutch; header tank; includes optional 3D parts.

COMMENTS: JR's Venture 50 3D is a one-size-fits-all helicopter. If you're a beginner, you'll appreciate the comprehensive manual and minimal assembly required. Intermediate pilots looking to increase their aerobatic skills are covered, too. The Venture 50 is a great 3D
trainer. And for expert pilots, the Venture 50 is a low-cost heli that can be used to polish your 3D routine. Try one; you'll see what I mean!

HITS
•  Minimal assembly required.
•  Concise instructions.
•  Versatile performance.

MISSES
•  None.

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