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FIXED PITCH OR COLLECTIVE PITCH RC HELICOPTER?

The rc helicopter can fly, this is because the rc helicopter has pitch. Pitch is a term for the rotor blade angle. When the rotor turns, the lift is produced because of the angle of the helicopter blades. There are two common term related to pitch: fied pitch and collective pitch.
rc helicopter pitch imagesFixed pitch - The rc helicopter blade is fixed at certain angle and then it will produce lift and controlled by the speed of the engine used. This will gains the lift as it in higher engine speed and on the contrary.
Collective pitch - The rc helicopter blade can be changed as the helicopter flight. This mean it is more flexible and more controllable pitch.

Selecting the pitch type is right for your needs involve consideration of their skill level. fixed pitch helicopter is usually cheaper. Because the fixed pitch helicopter have less moving parts and less expensive in maintain. You don not have more flexibility when you flying stunts as you use fixed pitch helicopter, but you can if you use collective pitch helicopter. This is why many advanced helicopter flyer use collective pitch rc helicopter when they go on competitions.

I think the fixed pitch helicopter is the best options if you are beginners. They are more easy to fly and the price is less expensive. As you want to increase you flying skills, you can buy the collective pitch helicopter.

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