Get Ready and Take Off: Apache AH-64 (Syma S109G) RC Toy Helicopter


If you were like me, a child who walked past Radio Shack a 100 times to check out that latest cool RC car, then give the Syma S109G Apache AH-64 RC Helicopter a try. I saved up enough money to finally buy that pro-grade $119 Golden Arrow RC car and ripped the local playground like nothing was there.

Radio Shack Golden Arrow RC Car

Fast forward the clock twenty years or so, and after seeing the RC helicopter a few times during my usual routine mall visits with family, I felt the huge urge to buy that toy RC helicopter, hoping to bring back the child in me.

Now knowing how important money is, and how frugal I have become, I wanted to buy something that I can buy without breaking the bank. After a few hours of researching, I finally found the perfect match from Amazon, selling at $18.95 (price may vary):

Syma S109G 3.5 Channel RC Helicopter with Gyro

I must say that this RC helicopter had everything I could imagine it to have: LED lights (who wouldn’t love the awesome Apache AH-64?! [video]) and a rechargeable battery so you can have fun again and again!

Check out this short test flight video I created with my son. Make sure to check out the bloopers at the end!

If you are still not convinced, here are all of the high-res photos!


So, what were your childhood must-haves?


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