Nimbus550 from XLPower


  • Sacrificial blade grip arms designed to bend or break in crash
  • The tail servo and tail control rod are mounted in the upper frame raising the vertical CG to improve flight characterisitcs
  • Optional quick connector system make your battery load super easy
  • One-piece tail box to simplify the build process and replacement of tail shaft bearing
  • Two kit versions are available based of the pilot's servo choice.
  • Battery tray system is able to be loaded into the helicopter from the front or the rear
  • The core of the mainframe is a single piece 7075 aluminium bearing block assembly and servo mount providing rigidity to the frame and drivetrain
  • The cyclic servos are arranged in a 120 degree layout for optimal control geometry
  • Large diameted tail boom (25mm) without the need for boom supports
  • High quality 2.5mm thick carbon fiber upper frames and lighter 2mm lower frame plates for unmatched frame strength and crash resiliency
  • The main gear hub consists of two one way bearings providing reliability for the most extreme power combinations
  • Wide landing gear to increase ground stability.


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Wingspan: 1160mm (45.7 in)
Length: 1120mm (44.1 in)

Weight: 1560 g (3.4 lbs)
  • Length Without Main Blades: 1120mm
  • Overall Height: 302mm
  • Width: 196mm
  • Main Gear: 106T Mod 1
  • Pinion Gear: 12T (11-13T Optional)
  • Motor Shaft Diameter: 5-6mm (Length 20-38mm)
  • Main Gear Ratio: 8.38 (8.15 9.63 Optional)
  • Front Tail Pulley: 60T
  • Rear Tail Pulley: 13T
  • Tail Ratio: 4.615
  • Frame Weight With Blades: 1560g
  • Main Shaft Diameter: 10mm
  • Feathering Shaft Diameter: 8mm
  • Tail Boom Diameter: 27mm
  • Tail Belt Width: 6mm
  • Main Gear Thickness: 10mm (12mm Optional)
  • Battery Compartment Size: 290mm 53.5mm 60mm
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