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iHelicopter: Fly A Real RC Helicopter Using Your iPhone

MicroSIMCutter.com just launched the iHelicopter, an RC helicopter that can be navigated using a free controller app called i-helicopter on your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad using. The app can control the helicopter after you connect the transmitter to the audio jack of ipod touch or iphone.

This application has 5 parts:

  1. On the left screen: This is helicopter’s throttle, it can fly the helicopter in the air by move forward and land the helicopter when you move backward of it.
  2. On the right screen: This function can control helicopter’s direction, you just need to move it to up, down, left or right.
  3. On the center of the bottom screen: You can use this trimmer to adjust the helicopter to left or right when the helicopter is keep rotating in the air.
  4. On the center of the screen: Press “On” to start the controller; press “off” to turn off the controller.
  5. On the upper right corner: You may turn on/off the g-sencer to control your helicopter.

It’s real simple, you just plug the included transmitter into the audio jack of your device, crank up the volume to the max and fly your iHelicopter around by tilting your device in any direction. Both the the transmitter and the iHelicopter are charged via USB.

One note: You won’t be spying on your neighbors with this thing as it doesn’t have on board cameras that feed live video to your iOS gadget. Four different iHelicopter models are offered at iHelicopters.net, each at $60 a pop, which includes free shipping to any destination in the world.

Here’re a few screens of the app:

iHelicopter features right below:

  • Movement: Left/Right Rotation, Forward/Back, Hover and Land
  • Control Range: 8~10 meter
  • 3 Channel Band Selection (A/B/C)
  • Gyro Tilt Control
  • Suitable for all iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch models

Charge Time:

  • Transmitter: 120 minutes
  • Helicopter: 45 minutes

Playing Time:

  • Transmitter: 120 minutes
  • iHelicopter: 8-10 minutes

Package Contents:

  • iHelicopter (100% Assembled)
  • Transmitter
  • Spare Rotor Blades (2x)
  • Spare Tail Propeller
  • USB Charger Cable
  • Instruction Manual

Watch iHolocopter in action in the video below:

You can download the free i-holicopter app for your iOS devices from iTunes App Store.

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