Top 10 R/C Helicopters for Kids 2016

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2016 Best Kids’ 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 quad-copters, 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 spring and summer of 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 Axis 400X RC Helicopter
2. Haktoys HAK303 Mini 3.5 Channel RC Helicopter
3. Sky Viper Stunt Drone
4. TX Juice Sonar Copter
5. Sky Viper Nano Drone
6. Air Hogs Fury Jump Jet RC Helicopter
7. Sky Viper Streaming Drone
8. SkyRover Phoenix 4-Channel RC Helicopter
9. Air Hogs Axis 200 R/C Helicopter
10. TX Juice AI Drone

1. Air Hogs Axis 400X RC Helicopter

Ages: 8 and up

Rising right to the top of the top 10 RC helicopters for kids in 2016 – Air Hogs Axis 400X.

I am all about Air Hogs because their choppers seem to be easier to control. Of course, that opinion is coming from an RC amateur. The Axis 400x is a serious high-performance high-flier with internal stabilization and a 4 channel, 8 directional control pad. The construction is crash-resistant for beginners.

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Air Hogs RC Axis 400x - R/C Helicopter - Black & Orange

$39.99
End Date: Sunday May-1-2016 18:42:39 PDT
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Air Hogs RC Axis 400x - R/C Helicopter - Black & Silver

$39.99
End Date: Sunday May-1-2016 18:48:20 PDT
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Air Hogs RC Axis 400x Remote Control Grey & Blue Helicopter Flying Toy

$94.00
End Date: Monday May-2-2016 12:42:51 PDT
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2. Haktoys HAK303 Mini 3.5 Channel RC Helicopter

Ages: 8 and up

The HAK303 Mini from Haktoys makes it as the next up among the best R/C helicopters for kids.

Stable and solid, the HAK303 has lots of great features, like a built-in scope, crash-resistant frame, 50-feet skyward flight range, and 6-8 minutes of flight time on a 30 minute charge. This one is recommended for indoor flights, but it can be used outdoors for short periods of time too.

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Haktoys HAK303 Mini 3.5 Channel RC Helicopter, Easy & Ready to Fly BRAND NEW

$29.52
End Date: Friday Apr-29-2016 4:00:28 PDT
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Haktoys HAK303 Mini 3.5 Channel RC Helicopter, Easy & Ready to Fly, with

$34.74
End Date: Monday May-2-2016 14:47:28 PDT
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Haktoys HAK303 Mini 3.5 Channel RC Helicopter Easy & Ready to Fly with Gyrosc...

$31.28
End Date: Saturday May-7-2016 2:29:43 PDT
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Price: $54.59
32 new from $48.400 used

3. Sky Viper Stunt Drone

Ages: 8 and up

Next up on the list – Sky Viper Stunt Drone.

For kiddos and adults who appreciate RC high-performance gadgets, the Stunt Drone is a trickster in training. The controller features one-touch technologies, and the chopper itself boasts an impact-resistant frame. Good news for flight beginners. Runs on a LiPo Battery.

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Sky Viper Stunt Drone (S670) Vehicle Sky Viper

$80.72
End Date: Friday Apr-29-2016 5:31:37 PDT
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Sky Viper S670 Stunt Drone

$70.00
End Date: Friday Apr-29-2016 13:37:52 PDT
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Sky Viper s670 Stunt Drone 16mph Fast Agile 200' Range Impact Resistant 4 Blade

$65.40
End Date: Friday Apr-29-2016 18:15:19 PDT
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4. TX Juice Sonar Copter

Ages: 8 and up

The TX Juice Sonar Copter is another super cool addition to the best remote control helicopters in 2016.

Flying a drone is harder than it seems, but the Sonar Copter makes it easier with a button for automatic take offs. Zero crash landings when you are attempting to send your chopper skyward. The sonar system makes perfect landings.

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TX Juice Radio Control Sonar Copter

$49.98
End Date: Monday May-2-2016 1:37:59 PDT
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TX Juice Radio Control Sonar Copter

$49.98
End Date: Wednesday May-4-2016 11:49:04 PDT
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New TX Juice Radio Control Sonar Copter Model:21676181

$49.98
End Date: Monday May-9-2016 23:11:45 PDT
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Price: $29.99
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27 new from $27.994 used from $24.56

5. Sky Viper Nano Drone

Ages: 8 and up

The Sky Viper Nano Drone also manages a strong position among the best RC helicopters for kids this year.

This miniature chopper is small enough to base lift-off from the palm of your hand. Agile, impact-resistant, and simple to control. This little trickster performs barrel rolls mid-flight with the one-touch tap of a stunt button.

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Sky Viper Nano M200 Drone-parts

$8.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Apr-29-2016 21:00:02 PDT
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MIB Sky Viper m200 Nano Drone Micro Series Vehicle

$19.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Apr-30-2016 10:06:02 PDT
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Sky Viper m200 Nano Drone Micro Series Flying RC Remote Control Vehicle

$19.95
End Date: Sunday May-1-2016 20:19:42 PDT
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Price: $30.52
You save: $19.47 (39 %)
75 new from $24.9911 used from $23.50

6. Air Hogs Fury Jump Jet RC Helicopter

Ages: 8 and up

The Air Hogs Fury Jump Jet RC Helicopter arrives next on this list.

Fury Jump is an innovated copter, but it looks more like a jet. The wings rotate for unique, steady control over sky-high flights. There are two modes that give high-fliers the chance to advance and learn how to soar skyward.

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Air Hogs Fury Jump Jet R/C Helicopter

$16.50 (2 Bids)
End Date: Friday Apr-29-2016 16:49:44 PDT
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Air Hogs - Fury Jump Jet RC Helicopter by Air Hogs

$49.00
End Date: Saturday Apr-30-2016 12:09:32 PDT
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Air Hogs - Fury Jump Jet RC Helicopter Transforms to Plane - New in Open Box (T4

$32.99 (0 Bids)
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Price: $99.00
24 new from $79.500 used

7. Sky Viper Streaming Drone

Ages: 12 and up

The Sky Viper Streaming Drone is another popular pick among remote control kids’ helicopters for 2016.

I love this drone because it reminds me of a water bug, skidding across a pond surface. For both indoors and outdoors use, this chopper sends a steam of live video to your mobile device from up to 200-feet sky-high.

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Sky Viper V950STR Video Streaming Indoor Outdoor Drone with Remote Control

$59.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Friday Apr-29-2016 18:50:36 PDT
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New Sky Viper Streaming Remote Camera Drone, Quadcopter, 6 axis, Indoor Outdoor

$139.99
End Date: Friday Apr-29-2016 19:29:29 PDT
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Sky Viper V950STR Video Streaming Drone Remote Control LIVE VIDEO RECORD

$67.95
End Date: Saturday Apr-30-2016 14:54:52 PDT
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Price: $29.23
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1 new from $29.234 used from $23.97

8. SkyRover Phoenix 4-Channel RC Helicopter

Ages: 14 and up

One from SkyRover makes it to the top R/C kids’ helicopters this year with the Phoenix.

The Phoenix is an instant favorite of mine because it travels faster and lasts a bit longer on a charge than the other choppers. While all of the copters have their good points, this one boasts power for long-range flights.

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SkyRover Phoenix 4-Channel Radio Control Outdoor Helicopter

$79.86
End Date: Saturday Apr-30-2016 9:05:29 PDT
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SkyRover Phoenix 4-Channel Radio Control Outdoor Helicopter SkyRover

$75.06
End Date: Wednesday May-4-2016 4:46:05 PDT
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SkyRover Phoenix Outdoor RC HELICOPTER, 4 Channel Remote Control HELICOPTER

$88.26
End Date: Monday May-9-2016 4:00:56 PDT
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9. Air Hogs Axis 200 R/C Helicopter

Ages: 8 and up

And next — the Air Hogs Axis 200.

The Axis 200 is the perfect RC helicopter for beginners. The simple flight patterns and easier-to-learn controls gives amateurs good lessons on how to make their chopper soar. This one is smooth, stable, and powered with batteries for longer flights.

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Air Hogs Axis 200 R/C Helicopter with Batteries Green

$28.26
End Date: Friday Apr-29-2016 7:32:08 PDT
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Air Hogs Atmosphere Axis 200c RC Helicopter, Green

$44.48
End Date: Sunday May-1-2016 0:53:29 PDT
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Air Hogs Axis 200 Remote Control Helicopter Blue & Gray RC

$9.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Sunday May-1-2016 6:26:16 PDT
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10. TX Juice AI Drone

Ages: 8 and up

And finally, the 10th pick of the top 10 R/C helicopters for kids 2016 is the TX Juice AI Drone.

Another great firsts for those becoming acquainted with first-time flying. This RC helicopter comes with an automatic landing feature, a crash-resistant take-off system, and one-touch stunt buttons. More instructions for high-flying are available online, and it soars up to 250-feet.

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TX Juice Ai Drone - First RC Quadcopter with Auto Take-off Hover

$42.96
End Date: Friday Apr-29-2016 6:45:06 PDT
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NEW TX Juice Ai Drone - First RC Quadcopter with Auto Take-off, Hover

$39.87
End Date: Sunday May-1-2016 0:38:36 PDT
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TX Juice Ai Gyro Drone, RC Remote Quadcopter, Autopilot Easy Beginner Auto Hover

$69.99
End Date: Tuesday May-3-2016 9:30:22 PDT
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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 04/06/16.

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