iControl Helicopter

App, app and away!

iControl Helicopter

App, app and away!

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Using iPhone to control helicopter

Use the App to control the helicopter

Take to the skies without leaving your couch, thanks to this smartphone-controlled IR chopper. The iControl Helicopter comes with a Smart Link Control that plugs into any iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android Device.

Just load the free Smart Control App on your mobile and feel it rumble as you fire up the iControl’s engines. Steer with the simple touchscreen controls; or better yet, tilt your phone forwards, backwards, left and right. The three channel control lets you and your friends fly your iControls together; and advanced gyro directional stabilisers ensure they’re a doddle to control.
Holding the helicopter

A handy size

close up of the body

Sturdy body

Charging cable

Charge via USB

more info

Please Note:
  • Small parts – Choking hazard. Not suitable for children under 3yrs
  • Suitable for ages 10+
  • Compatible with iPhones 3,4 & 4S, iPod Touch, iPad 1 & 2, and Android Devices
Product Features:
  • IR Helicopter controlled by your smartphone
  • Free downloadable Smart Control App
  • Infrared technology for indoor flying only. Wind and short transmission range can lead to loss of control
  • Three Channel Control
  • Gyro directional stabilizer
  • Choice of Joystick or Gesture modes
  • Controller vibrates when the engine starts (not compatible with iPod Touch or iPad)
  • Batteries included
Box Contents:
  • iControl Helicopter
  • Smart Link Control
  • USB recharging Cable
  • 2 spare tail propellers
  • tools for maintenance
  • Instructions

Customer Reviews

Disappointing. I have been trying to make this work with an iPad touch for two days (much to my young son's frustration). Everything seems to be set up correctly, everything is charged and flashing but nothing happens when I attempt lift off. I have looked at other websites that seem to suggest that it is only compatible with certain iPod touch devices???? Buy one with it's own controller!
Simon Greenaway - 27th December 2012
Firebox says: Sorry to hear you've been having problems Simon, drop us a line on and we will get back to you.
Does this work on iphone 5?
Ben Harrison - 3rd November 2012
Firebox says: Hey Ben, yes it does work with a iphone 5. Enjoy!