Top 10 R/C Helicopters 2015-2016

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2015-2016 Best RC Helicopters and Quadcopters

 
Flying RC HelicopterOne unique “feature” regarding the top 10 R/C helicopters for this year is the variety of ages of people who love them — both young and old “heli” fans tend to enjoy the vast majority, or perhaps even all of them.

Note: With this past year’s huge wave of popularity in RC quadcopters, we are now including them as an “official” part of this category on our site. :)

What’s here:  On this page are the ten best remote control helicopters and quadcopters for kids and teens (many also loved by adult “kids”) through the Christmas holiday season of 2015 and into 2016. These are the picks that are not only popular, but also have at least an above-average overall rating.

For shoppers:  For each of the RC helicopters on this page, multiple shopping resources are recommended to buy it online. Each recommendation is known for its lower price as well as its ease of shopping and trusted on-site security.

What’s Here:

1. Air Hogs Fury Jump Jet RC Helicopter
2. Syma S107/S107G R/C Helicopter with Gyro
3. Air Hogs Star Wars RC Millennium Falcon Quad Copter
4. Syma X5C Explorers 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter With HD Camera
5. Air Hogs Shadow Launcher RC Car Copter
6. Syma S109G RC Helicopter with Gyro
7. Ionic 6-Axis Gyroscope Remote Control Quadcopter
8. Syma S107C 3-Channel RC Helicopter with Camera
9. Air Hogs RC Helix X4 Stunt Quad Copter
10. Cheerson CX-10 Mini 6-Axis Gyro LED RC Quadcopter

Price: $52.25
55 new from $49.0011 used from $33.22

1. Air Hogs Fury Jump Jet RC Helicopter

Ages: 8 and up

At the top of 2015-2016’s elite list of the top 10 RC helicopters – Air Hogs Fury Jump Jet RC Helicopter.

There is nothing quite like a classic RC helicopter. This one features a tried-and-true high-flying concept, but the design is a bit modern.

Instead of a single chopper blade, this RC favorite mimics a jet in appearance, with two double blades on each wing. Features two modes—jet and hover.

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Air Hogs - Fury Jump Jet RC Helicopter

$70.25
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Air Hogs - Fury Jump Jet RC Helicopter

$67.69
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Air Hogs - Fury Jump Jet RC Helicopter

$58.99
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Price: $19.20
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2. Syma S107/S107G R/C Helicopter with Gyro

Ages: 14 and up

The Syma S107/S107G is a long-term favorite among remote control helicopters, and returns to the “best of” list again this year.

Available in a quintet of cool colors. This RC helicopter has a classic appearance coupled with a modern motor. The soaring characteristics are stable and super-simple to control. Perfect for beginners and experts alike. Requires a single Lithium Polymer battery.

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Syma S107G 3 Channel RC Radio Remote Control Helicopter with Gyro - Green

$43.32
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New Syma Yellow S107G Metal 3Ch gyro Gyroscope RC Remote Control Mini Helicopter

$19.59
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Yellow Syma S107 S107G 3.5CH Alloy Mini Remote Control RC Helicopter Gyro Genuin

$19.89
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Price: $88.95
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3. Air Hogs Star Wars RC Millennium Falcon Quad Copter

Ages: 8 and up

At #3 on the list is Air Hogs Star Wars RC Millennium Falcon Quad Copter.

Decked out to mimic the look of the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars. The Quad contains four motors that work in tandem to send the Falcon soaring up to 200-feet—maybe not to outer space, but you can pretend. The Falcon sounds off with authentic Star Wars tunes and phrases.

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Star Wars The Force Awakens Millennium Falcon Air Hogs Quad Drone RC IN HAND

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New RC Air Hogs Star Wars Remote Control Ultimate Millennium Falcon Quad Drone

$131.85
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Star Wars Drone Air Hogs Remote Control Ultimate Millennium Falcon Quad RC New

$129.95
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Price: $46.99
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4. Syma X5C Explorers 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter With HD Camera

Ages: 8 and up

The #4 position for 2015-2016 best RC helicopers is held by the Syma X5C Explorers 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter With HD Camera.

Another Quad for high-flying beginners and experts alike. This RC helicopter has a tech-savviness that surpasses the others on this list.

It soars, but there is a clear HD camera on the front, allowing you to take pictures and videos of mid-air flights while controlling the Quadcopter from the ground.

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5 Batteries Syma X5C 2.4Ghz 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter Drone W/ 2MP HD Camera RTF

$69.99
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Syma X5C-1 2.4Ghz 6-Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter Drone UAV RTF UFO with HD Camera

$53.29
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NEW Aircraft SYMA X5C RTF Drone 2.4GHz 4 Channel 6-Axis Gyro Quadcopter w/ Gifts

$68.99
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Price: $39.00
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5. Air Hogs Shadow Launcher RC Car Copter

Ages: 8 – 13

Hitting fifth among the best kids’ remote control helicopters this year — Air Hogs Shadow Launcher Car Copter.

From Air Hogs, the Shadow Launcher is a two-in-one remote-controlled favorite.

First glance suggests a simple RC car, but there is a helicopter built into the car interior.

Drivers can deploy, then fly, the chopper in a covert, spy-style mode.

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Air Hogs - Shadow Launcher Car Copter Standard Packaging

$40.87
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Spin Master Air Hogs Shadow Launcher Car Copter Kids Radio Controlled Toys

$63.99
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Air Hogs - Shadow Launcher Car Copter christmas special rc r/c kids toys adult

$79.99
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Price: $27.99
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6. Syma S109G RC Helicopter with Gyro

Ages: 14 and up

Another from Syma makes the list of the top R/C helicopters this year with the S109G.

Another high-flyer from Syma—this chopper features a grinning expression with ferocious teeth and a traditional militant appearance. The concept of high-soaring is the same though, but there are stacked double blades instead of singles. Operates on two strong frequencies.

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Syma S109G Apache Helicopter Main Motor A + B S109G-16 UK

$11.55
End Date: Sunday Feb-14-2016 14:27:35 PST
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Syma S109G Apache Helicopter Main Blade 2A + 2B UK

$5.71
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Syma S109G 3.5CH RC Helicopter with Gyro *Bonus Parts Set & AC Charger $15 Value

$70.31
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Price: $24.99
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7. Ionic 6-Axis Gyroscope Remote Control Quadcopter

Another new look for remote control copters for 2015-2016 — Ionic 6-Axis Gyroscope Quadcopter.

Colored up in neon green, orange, or fluorescent white, this Quadcopter features four double blades on all four sides. There is a built-in stabilizer for posture control, as well as an integrated aircraft positioner that saves the chopper from crashing.

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Ionic Helicopter 6 Axis Quadcopter Gyroscope 2.4 GHz Remote Control RC White

$46.80
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Ionic 6-Axis Gyroscope 2.4 GHz Remote Control RC Quadcopter Quad Copter (White)

$33.86
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Ionic 6-Axis Gyroscope 2.4 GHz Remote Control RC Quadcopter Orange

$37.19
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8. Syma S107C 3-Channel RC Helicopter with Camera

Ages: 14 and up

Next up on the list – Syma S107C 3-Channel RC Helicopter with Camera.

One more must-have from Syma. This helicopter is sleek and mysterious, for lack of a better word, in design. The lines are seamless and the chopper looks like it could glide without detection. Hours of high-flying fun on one battery.

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Syma S107C 3-Channel RC Helicopter with Camera New

$75.41
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Syma S107C 3-Channel RC Helicopter with Camera

$171.72
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syma S107C RC camera helicopter controller charger transmitter UK

$14.38
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Price: $110.00
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9. Air Hogs RC Helix X4 Stunt Quad Copter

Ages: 12 – 15

Ninth up on favorite remote control heli’s this year is another from Air Hogs – here is the Helix X4 Stunt Quad Copter.

This Quadcopter doubles as a stunt chopper for advanced high-flyers. The double blades are built-in to pull and circulate air through the chopper, stabilizing it mid-air to avoid crashes. With practice, this copter can perform backflips, barrel rolls, and 180s.

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Air Hogs RC Helix X4 Stunt, 2.4 GHZ Quad Copter

$199.99
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Air Hogs RC Helix X4 Stunt, 2.4 GHZ Quad Copter Brand New!

$134.57
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Air Hogs RC Helix X4 2.4 GHz Remote Control Blue Red Stunt Quad Copter Drone NEW

$124.95
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Price: $15.23
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10. Cheerson CX-10 Mini 6-Axis Gyro LED RC Quadcopter

Ages: 14 and up

This year’s final pick of the top ten remote control helicopters is the Cheerson CX-10 Mini.

In a wide range of awesome colors—this chopper is a short-time flyer for hobbyists. The batteries are rechargeable, but there is 4-8 minutes of flight time per charge. The 3-level speed flip function is adjustable for optimum mid-air stability.

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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 10/10/15.

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