PERFORMANCE SETUPS
ALIGN TREX 700E V2 (KDE 700 XT)
ROTOR HEAD: KDE Direct 700/800 Series XT System
MOTOR: KDE Direct 700XF-505-G3 HP, 505Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix ICE2 HV160
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 8.0V
LIPOS: PULSE Ultra 65C 6S1P-5000, (12S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Silverline
MAIN GEAR: KDE Direct Slant Main Drive Gear, 112T, M1.0, HDS
PINION GEAR: ALIGN Slant, 6mm, 13T, MOD1.0
CYCLIC SERVOS: ALIGN BL700H
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS256HV
MAIN BLADES: ALIGN 700mm CF
TAIL BLADES: EDGE SE 115mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2200 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: External, VBAR (Hobbywing Sensor)
RECEIVER: Futaba R72008SB

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK PROGRAM:  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
ALIGN TREX 550E PRO DFC (KDE 550P 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: Voltz THOR 65C 6S1P-3300, (12S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Silverline
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)
RECEIVER: Futaba R6202SBw

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK:  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: Voltz THOR 65C 6S1P-3300, (6S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado Mini-VBAR Blue
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
RECEIVER: Spektrum DSMX (Internal VBAR)

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK PROGRAM:  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
ALIGN TREX 450E PRO DFC 3D (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
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
RECEIVER: Futaba R6202SBw

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK PROGRAM:  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
ALIGN TREX 600E PRO DFC (KDE 600P SXT)
ROTOR HEAD: KDE Direct 550/600 Series SXT System
MOTOR: KDE Direct 600XF-530-G3 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
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: CY Radix 600mm CF FBL
TAIL BLADES: EDGE SE 95mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2350 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: External, VBAR (Hobbywing Sensor)
RECEIVER: Futaba R6202SBw

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK PROGRAM:  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-505-G3 HP, 505Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix EDGE HV160
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 8.0V
LIPOS: PULSE Ultra 45C 6S1P-5000, (12S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Silverline
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: ALIGN 115mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2000 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: External, VBAR (CC EDGE)
RECEIVER: Futaba R6202SBw

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK PROGRAM:  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-1350-G3 HP, 1350Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix EDGE 100
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 7.0V
LIPO: Voltz THOR 65C 6S1P-3300, (6S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado Mini-VBAR Blue
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: RAIL 426mm CF
TAIL BLADES: EDGE SE 72mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2900 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: Internal, Castle Creations EDGE
RECEIVER: Futaba R6202SBw

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK PROGRAM:  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-505-G3 HP, 505Kv
ESC: Kontronik KOSMIK 200, V4.4
BEC: Internal BEC (KOSMIK 200), 8.0V
LIPOS: ECO Power 60C 6S1P-5000, (12S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Silerline
MAIN GEAR: KDE Direct Slant Main Drive Gear, 112T, M1.0, HDS
PINION GEAR: ALIGN Slant, 6mm, 13T, MOD1.0
CYCLIC SERVOS: ProTek R/C 250T
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS256HV
MAIN BLADES: EDGE SE Flybarless 713mm CF
TAIL BLADES: ALIGN 115mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2200 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: Internal, Kontronik KOSMIK
RECEIVER: Futaba R72008SB

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  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
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
RECEIVER: Futaba R6202SBw

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK PROGRAM:  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  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:  CLICK HERE
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 3D (KDE G500)
ROTOR HEAD: SAB 500 Series HPS
MOTOR: KDE Direct 550XF-1200-G3 HP, 1200Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix EDGE 130
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 8.0V
LIPOS: ECO Power 60C 6S1P-4400, (6S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado Mini-VBAR Blue
MAIN GEAR: SAB 500 Series 2-Stage Drive
PINION GEAR: SAB 500 Series Pulley, 6mm, 20T
CYCLIC SERVOS: BK Servo DS-5001HV
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS251
MAIN BLADES: SAB Blackline 500mm CF
TAIL BLADES: SAB Blackline 80mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2750 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: Internal, Castle Creations EDGE
RECEIVER: Futaba R6202SBw

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK PROGRAM:  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-535-G3 HP, 535Kv
ESC: Kontronik KOSMIK 200, V4.4
BEC: Internal BEC (KOSMIK 200), 8.0V
LIPOS: ECO Power 60C 6S1P-5000, (12S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Silverline
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: 2250 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: Internal, Kontronik KOSMIK
RECEIVER: Futaba R72008SB

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
SAB HELI DIVISION GOBLIN 570 3D (KDE G570)
ROTOR HEAD: SAB 500/570 Series HPS
MOTOR: KDE Direct 550XF-565-G3 HP, 565Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix EDGE HV120
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 8.0V
LIPOS: PULSE Ultra 45C 6S1P-3300, (12S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Silverline
MAIN GEAR: SAB 500/570 Series 2-Stage Drive
PINION GEAR: SAB 500/570 Series Pulley, 6mm, 24T
CYCLIC SERVOS: BK Servo DS-7001HV
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS251
MAIN BLADES: SAB Blackline 570 CF
TAIL BLADES: SAB Blackline 95 CF
HEADSPEED: 2600 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: External, VBAR (CC EDGE)
RECEIVER: Futaba R6202SBw

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK PROGRAM:  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
SAB HELI DIVISION GOBLIN 570 (KDE G570)
ROTOR HEAD: SAB 500/570 Series HPS
MOTOR: KDE Direct 600XF-530-G3 HP, 530Kv
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix EDGE HV120
BEC: Castle Creations BEC PRO V2, 6S, 8.0V
LIPOS: PULSE Ultra 45C 6S1P-3300, (12S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Silverline
MAIN GEAR: SAB 500/570 Series 2-Stage Drive
PINION GEAR: SAB 500/570 Series Pulley, 6mm, 24T
CYCLIC SERVOS: BK Servo DS-7001HV
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS251
MAIN BLADES: SAB Blackline 570 CF
TAIL BLADES: SAB Blackline 95 CF
HEADSPEED: 2500 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: External, VBAR (CC EDGE)
RECEIVER: Futaba R6202SBw

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
CASTLE CREATIONS DATA LINK PROGRAM:  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE
ALIGN TREX 250E PRO DFC  (KDE 250P XT)

MOTOR: ALIGN BL250MX, 3600Kv
ESC: ALIGN RCE-BL15X

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
SAB GOBLIN 770 COMPETITION (KDE G770C)
ROTOR HEAD: SAB 630/700/770 Series HPS
MOTOR: KDE Direct 700XF-455-G3 HP, 455Kv
ESC: Kontronik KOSMIK 200, V4.4
BEC: Internal BEC (KOSMIK 200), 8.0V
LIPOS: PULSE Ultra 65C 7S1P-5000, (14S)
FLYBARLESS SYSTEM: Mikado VBAR Silverline
MAIN GEAR: SAB 630/700/700 Series 2-Stage Drive
PINION GEAR: SAB 630/700/700 Series Pulley, 6mm, 21T
CYCLIC SERVOS: ProTek R/C 270T
TAIL SERVO: Futaba BLS256HV
MAIN BLADES: ALIGN 780mm CF
TAIL BLADES: EDGE 115mm CF
HEADSPEED: 2050 rpm, +/- 14° Pitch Range
GOVERNOR MODE: Internal, Kontronik KOSMIK
RECEIVER: Futaba R72008SB

KDE DIRECT UPGRADES:  CLICK HERE
MIKADO VBAR PROGRAM (5.3):  CLICK HERE