PERFORMANCE SETUPS
ALIGN TREX 700E V2 (KDE 700 XT)
ROTOR HEAD: KDE Direct 700/800 Series XT System
MOTOR: KDE Direct 700XF-495 HP, 495Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix ICE2 HV160
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 8.0V
LIPOS: PULSE Ultra 45C 6S1P-5000, (12S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Silverline, V5.3
MAIN GEAR: KDE Direct Slant Main Drive Gear, 112T, M1.0, HDS
PINION GEAR: ALIGN Slant, 6mm, 14T, MOD1.0
CYCLIC SERVOS: ALIGN BL700H
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS256HV
MAIN BLADES: EDGE SE Flybarless 713mm CF
TAIL BLADES: EDGE SE 115mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2200 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: External, VBAR (Hobbywing Sensor)

FLIGHT TIME ESTIMATE (EXTREME 3D): 5 Minutes
KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK (4.18 - KDE):  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
ALIGN TREX 550E DFC (KDE 550 XT)
ROTOR HEAD: KDE Direct 550/600 Series XT System
MOTOR: KDE Direct 600XF-530 HP, 530Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix ICE2 HV80
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 8.0V
LIPO: PULSE Ultra 45C 6S1P-3300, (12S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Blue, V5.3
MAIN GEAR: KDE Direct Slant Main Drive Gear, 112T, MOD1.0
PINION GEAR: ALIGN Slant, 6mm, 14T, MOD1.0
CYCLIC SERVOS: ALIGN DS610
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS251
MAIN BLADES: RAIL 556mm CF
TAIL BLADES: EDGE SE 92mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2500 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: External, VBAR (Hobbywing Sensor)

FLIGHT TIME ESTIMATE (EXTREME 3D): 5.5 Minutes
KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK (4.18 - KDE):  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
ALIGN TREX 500E ESP DFC (KDE 500)
ROTOR HEAD: ALIGN 500 Series DFC
MOTOR: KDE Direct 500XF-1450 HP, 1450Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix ICE 75
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 7.0V
LIPO: PULSE Ultra 45C 6S1P-3300, (6S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado Mini-VBAR Blue, V5.3
MAIN GEAR: ALIGN TREX 500, 162T, MOD0.6
PINION GEAR: RevCo Hardened Steel, 5mm, 16T, MOD0.6
CYCLIC SERVOS: ALIGN DS510M
TAIL SERVO: ALIGN BL750H
MAIN BLADES: CY Radix Flybarless 430mm CF
TAIL BLADES: EDGE SE 72mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2750 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: Internal, Castle Creations ICE

FLIGHT TIME ESTIMATE (3D): 5.5 Minutes
KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK (4.18 - KDE):  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
ALIGN TREX 450E PRO DFC (KDE 450P XT)
ROTOR HEAD: KDE Direct 450 Series XT
MOTOR: KDE Direct 450XF-1750 HP, 1750Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix ICE LITE 50
BEC: Internal BEC (ICE LITE 50), 7.0V
LIPO: PULSE Ultra 35C 6S1P-1350, (6S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado Mini-VBAR Blue, V5.3
MAIN GEAR: KDE Direct Main Drive Gear, 150T, MOD0.5
PINION GEAR: RevCo Hardened Steel, 3.5mm, 15T, MOD0.5
CYCLIC SERVOS: MKS DS95
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS257
MAIN BLADES: EDGE SE 353mm CF (450L Stretch)
TAIL BLADES: ALIGN 68mm
HEADSPEED: 3450 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: Internal, Castle Creations ICE

FLIGHT TIME ESTIMATE (EXTREME 3D): 4.0 Minutes
KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK (4.18 - KDE):  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
ALIGN TREX 600E PRO DFC (KDE 600 XT)
ROTOR HEAD: KDE Direct 550/600 Series XT System
MOTOR: KDE Direct 600XF-530 HP, 530Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix ICE2 HV120
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 8.0V
LIPOS: PULSE Ultra 45C 6S1P-3700, (12S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Silverline, V5.3
MAIN GEAR: KDE Direct Slant Main Drive Gear, 112T, MOD1.0
PINION GEAR: ALIGN Slant, 6mm, 13T, MOD1.0
CYCLIC SERVOS: Savox SC-1267SG
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS251
MAIN BLADES: RAIL 606mm CF
TAIL BLADES: EDGE SE 95mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2350 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: External, VBAR (Hobbywing Sensor)

FLIGHT TIME ESTIMATE (EXTREME 3D): 5.5 Minutes
KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK (4.18 - KDE):  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
ALIGN TREX 800 CONVERSION (KDE 800 SXT)
ROTOR HEAD: KDE Direct 700/800 Series SXT System
MOTOR: KDE Direct 700XF-495 HP, 495Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix EDGE HV160
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 8.0V
LIPOS: VOLTZ THOR 45C 6S1P-5000, (12S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Silverline, V5.3
MAIN GEAR: KDE Direct Slant Main Drive Gear, 112T, M1.0, HDS
PINION GEAR: ALIGN Slant, 6mm, 12T, MOD1.0
CYCLIC SERVOS: ALIGN DS610
TAIL SERVO: MKS HBL980
MAIN BLADES: ALIGN 780mm CF
TAIL BLADES: EDGE SE 115mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2000 rpm, +/- 13° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: External, VBAR (Hobbywing Sensor)

FLIGHT TIME ESTIMATE (EXTREME 3D): 5 Minutes
KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK (4.18 - KDE):  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
ALIGN TREX 500E PRO DFC (KDE 500P)
ROTOR HEAD: ALIGN 500 Series DFC
MOTOR: KDE Direct 500XF-1450 HP, 1450Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix EDGE 100
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 7.0V
LIPO: PULSE Ultra 45C 6S1P-3300, (6S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado Mini-VBAR Blue, V5.3
MAIN GEAR: ALIGN TREX 500, 162T, MOD0.6
PINION GEAR: RevCo Hardened Steel, 5mm, 17T, MOD0.6
CYCLIC SERVOS: ALIGN DS515M
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS251
MAIN BLADES: CY Radix Flybarless 430mm CF
TAIL BLADES: EDGE SE 72mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2900 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: Internal, Castle Creations EDGE

FLIGHT TIME ESTIMATE (EXTREME 3D): 5 Minutes
KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK (4.18 - KDE):  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
KDE Direct XF Brushless HP Motor
Series Gearing Recommendations.  
Provides governor headspeed RPM
recommendations, gearing profiles,
and other detailed information for the
full KDE Direct XF and
Performance
Setups helicopter series (PDF).
ALIGN TREX 700E DFC HV (KDE 700P XT)
ROTOR HEAD: KDE Direct 700/800 Series XT System
MOTOR: KDE Direct 700XF-495 HP, 495Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix EDGE HV160
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 8.0V
LIPOS: PULSE Ultra 65C 6S1P-5000, (12S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Silerline, V5.3
MAIN GEAR: KDE Direct Slant Main Drive Gear, 112T, M1.0, HDS
PINION GEAR: ALIGN Slant, 6mm, 14T, MOD1.0
CYCLIC SERVOS: ProTek R/C 250T
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS256HV
MAIN BLADES: EDGE SE Flybarless 713mm CF
TAIL BLADES: EDGE SE 115mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2200 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: External, VBAR (Hobbywing Sensor)

FLIGHT TIME ESTIMATE (EXTREME 3D): 5 Minutes
KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK (4.18 - KDE):  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
ALIGN TREX 450E PRO DFC (KDE 450P XT)
ROTOR HEAD: KDE Direct 450 Series XT
MOTOR: KDE Direct 450XF-3500 HP, 3500Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix ICE LITE 50
BEC: Internal BEC (ICE LITE 50), 7.0V
LIPO: PULSE Ultra 35C 3S1P-2250, (3S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado Mini-VBAR Blue, V5.3
MAIN GEAR: KDE Direct Main Drive Gear, 150T, MOD0.5
PINION GEAR: RevCo Hardened Steel, 3.5mm, 15T, MOD0.5
CYCLIC SERVOS: MKS DS95
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS257
MAIN BLADES: EDGE SE 353mm CF (450L Stretch)
TAIL BLADES: ALIGN 68mm
HEADSPEED: 3350 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: Internal, Castle Creations ICE

FLIGHT TIME ESTIMATE (EXTREME 3D): 4.0 Minutes
KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK (4.18 - KDE):  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
ALIGN TREX 250E PRO DFC (KDE 250P)
ROTOR HEAD: ALIGN 250 Series DFC
MOTOR: ALIGN BL250MX, 3600Kv
ESC: ALIGN BL15X, 15A
BEC: Internal BEC (BL15X), 6.0V
LIPO: VOLTZ THOR 35C 3S1P-800, (3S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: ALIGN 3GX, V4.0
MAIN GEAR: ALIGN TREX 250, 120T, MOD0.4
PINION GEAR: ALIGN TREX 250, 2.5mm, 15T, MOD0.4
CYCLIC SERVOS: ALIGN DS415M
TAIL SERVO: ALIGN DS425M
MAIN BLADES: ALIGN 205D CF
TAIL BLADES: ALIGN 40mm
HEADSPEED: 4500 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: Throttle Curves, ALIGN Fixed-Endpoints

FLIGHT TIME ESTIMATE (EXTREME 3D): 4.0 Minutes
KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
FUTURE PERFORMANCE SETUPS
THUNDER TIGER E700  (KDE E700)

MOTOR: KDE Direct 600XF-530 HP, 530Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix EDGE HV120

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  Coming Soon
GAUI X3  (KDE X3)

MOTOR: KDE Direct 450XF-1750 HP, 1750Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix EDGE LITE 50

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  Coming Soon
ALIGN TREX 450L DOMINATOR  (KDE 450L XT)

MOTOR: KDE Direct 450XF-1750 HP, 1750Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix EDGE LITE 50

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
SAB HELI DIVISION GOBLIN 500 (KDE G500)
ROTOR HEAD: SAB 500 Series HPS
MOTOR: KDE Direct 500XF-1450-G500 HP, 1450Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix EDGE 130
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 7.0V
LIPOS: PULSE Ultra 45C 6S1P-4100, (6S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado Mini-VBAR Blue, V5.3
MAIN GEAR: SAB 500 Series 2-Stage Drive
PINION GEAR: SAB 500 Series Pulley, 6mm, 17T
CYCLIC SERVOS: ALIGN DS515M
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS251
MAIN BLADES: SAB 500mm CF
TAIL BLADES: SAB 80mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2750 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: Internal, Castle Creations EDGE

FLIGHT TIME ESTIMATE (EXTREME 3D): 4 Minutes
KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK (4.18 - KDE):  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
SAB GOBLIN 700 COMPETITION (KDE G700C)
ROTOR HEAD: SAB 630/700/770 Series HPS
MOTOR: KDE Direct 700XF-495 HP, 495Kv
ESC: Kontronik KOSMIK 200, V4.1
BEC: Internal BEC (KOSMIK 200), 8.0V
LIPOS: PULSE Ultra 45C 6S1P-5000, (12S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Silverline, V5.3
MAIN GEAR: SAB 630/700/700 Series 2-Stage Drive
PINION GEAR: SAB 630/700/700 Series Pulley, 6mm, 23T
CYCLIC SERVOS: ProTek R/C 250T
TAIL SERVO: MKS HBL880
MAIN BLADES: EDGE SE Flybarless 713mm CF
TAIL BLADES: EDGE SE 115mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2000 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: Internal, Kontronik KOSMIK

FLIGHT TIME ESTIMATE (EXTREME 3D): 6 Minutes
KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE