BLADE/HORIZON HOBBY THEORY TYPE W
Spektrum DX6i (spektrum
rc.com); two 9g digital metal-gear
2205–2350Kv brushless motor
w/ 30A speed control w/ 2A BEC
Thrust 4S 1300mAh 35C LiPo
;e ;eory Type W FPV-Equipped BNF Basic
model comes with an FPV camera installed and
ready to link to your video receiver. You can also
buy the FPV-Ready version and install your
own FPV camera. ;e plane’s Z-Foam construction makes it sturdy and crash resistant. ;e
choice of flight modes makes this flying wing
a terrific choice for intermediate pilots who
want to get into racing. Its AS3X stabilization
and SAFE Technology give it smooth flight
characteristics and take the worry out of keeping it level in flight.
A great, easy-to-follow set of instructions
is included. It is well written and includes plenty
of great photographs, which make assembly
and flight easy as pie. ;e ;eory Type W
uses DSMX/DSM2 Bind-and-Fly technology,
so all you have to do is bind the plane to your
;e body and wing halves come plain, and
you have a choice of four di;erent color-scheme decals that you can mix and match to
create a custom look. ;e plane also comes with
two canopies of a slightly di;erent shape to
accommodate your style. ;e video antenna
;e motor comes installed at the back of the wing
with the propeller attached.
;e radio compartment is roomy enough to easily install and remove the battery.
;e wings plug into the fuselage and snap into place. ;e heavy-duty servos come installed from the
factory with the linkages in place.
fits through the canopy and gives the ;eory
Type W a very cool, space-age appearance.
;e Blade ;eory Type W is loaded with
features that make it one of the coolest
planes at the field. ;is is a racing plane, and it’s
designed to be rugged. ;e Z-Foam material
used in the wings and fuselage is tough stu;
and resistant to impact. ;e canopy is sturdy
black plastic and has a clever slot-and-tab
mounting system, which keeps the canopy on
When hand launching, a level toss
is best if you can manage it.