Start with a cheap,
durable and easy to fly mini helicopter that are flown
indoors. Popular are the Apache Army, Huey Millitary and Bell models. 2
to 3-channel controllers and co-axial rotors keep it simple for kids to
Next level would be
electric hobby quality helis like the 4-channel E-flite MSR micro. More
speed, manuverability and challenging to fly. Good training for those
thinking of getting into bigger helicopters.
Here is a list of
recommended hobby stores where you can easily buy rc helicopters and
simulators for sale online.
Manufacturer and Reviews
companies that produce high quality
equipment such as Align, E-flite and Heli-Max. The cheaper helis might
look the same, but quality might be different. You might find that the
cheaper brands may be difficult to control or fly. Or they might even
break more frequently.