Shape S8 from Shape Heli


The Shape S8 is a genuine 800 electric helicopter and a pioneer in this still young segment of model helicopters.

With a rotor diameter of 1795 mm, the helicopter has a huge appearance and makes everything else look small. Despite its enormous size, it was developed without having to compromise on stability and agility. This is reflected, for example, in the extremely massive main gear and a freewheel with a diameter of 20 mm.

There are currently no known performance limits. The Heli is superior to all conventional drive systems in this class. Even very light and energy-saving setups from 6 kg take-off weight can be realized thanks to the sophisticated design. The helicopter is therefore suitable for every requirement; from the recreational flyer to the 3D competition pilot.


  • Oval solid tail tube in teardrop shape with internal tail linkage
  • Push-pull linkage to relieve the swashplate servos due to the extremely high actuating forces
  • 140° swashplate for particularly precise control (120° version also available as an option)
  • All aluminium parts anodized for optimum visual durability and a high-quality appearance.
  • Carbon parts made from high-quality solid material
  • Pinion with integrated counter bearing journal, so motors with a short shaft can also be used (max. 32 mm motor shaft length)
  • Easy installation and maintenance of the motor using three screws from above
  • Hood in airbrush design available in many color combinations.



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FrSky X20

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FrSky X18

FrSky Twin

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FrSky X10

FrSky X12s

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FrSky X10

FrSky X12s

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FrSky X9D

FrSky X9E

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FrSky X10

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Where to buy

Wingspan: 1795mm (70.7 in)
Length: 1545mm (60.8 in)

Weight: 5900 g (13 lbs)
  • Take-off weight: from 5.9kg (FAI compliant)
  • Length: 1545mm
  • Height: 494mm,
  • Skid width: 220mm
  • Main rotor diameter: 1795mm
  • Tail rotor diameter 316mm
  • main gear: 130 teeth / module 1 /
  • Helical teeth: 22mm
  • Usable motor pinions: 13-16 teeth / module 1 / helical teeth (not included in scope of delivery)
  • Possible reduction ratio main gear: 10:1 - 8.1
  • Reduction ratio rear: 1:4.78
  • Usable battery: 12-14S LiPo 4000-5300mAh

Recommended Setup

  • Drive 12S LiPo
  • Brushless controller: Kontronik HeliJive 120HV / YGE-120HV
  • Brushless motor: Kontronik Pyro 700-52 for LowRPM Pyro 700-45
  • Swashplate servo: XServo 950BL HV @7.4V
  • Tail servo: XServo 980BL HV @7.4V
  • 14S LiPo drive
  • Brushless speed controller: Kontronik Kosmik 200HV
  • Brushless motor: Pyro 800-40
  • Swashplate servo: XServo 950BL HV @7.4V
  • Tail servo: XServo 980BL HV @7.4V

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