Q. Who are MIA Micro FLIGHT Kits good
A. For anyone who truly enjoys building and flying miniature
RC helicopters and wants to indulge in the pleasure and learning of
building from a kit.
Q. What Materials are MIA Micro-FLIGHT Kits made from ?
A. MIA kits are made from Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC)
machined Fiber-Glass or Carbon sheets, for things such main
frames, rotor heads, along with stainless steel shafts and molded
high strength co-polymer parts, for gears, rotor hubs, swash plate,
links, and landing gear, for the ultimate in strength and
Q. Do I need special skills to build and fly ?
A. No, if you are familiar with building balsa models and already
have some RC model hands on experience, MIA kits will be a breeze.
Q. How long does it take to build from a MIA kit ?
A. Normally one evening or a few hours.
Q. What tools and materials are required to complete a MIA kit ?
A. Standard RC hobby tools such as a hobby knife, scissors,
mini screw drivers, masking tape, ruler, medium viscosity CA glue, and CA
glue accelerator spray to help speed up assembly.
Q. Are MIA helicopter kit's mechanics complex, as on larger
A. No, we have chosen to keep MIA kits very simple, since this
makes assembly, set-up, maintenance, repair, and flying considerably
easier for the model builder-pilot.
Q. Can I use my exiting RC gear from my other micro helicopters ?
A. Yes, but please try to stay within the guidelines, of the
suggested equipment, provided in the instructions, with each kit,
for best results.
Q. How Durable are MIA Kits and Retrofits ?
A. MIA Kits are extremely durable, because we use
mostly glass and carbon fiber composites, metal and tough co-polymer
plastic parts, as required, to make both our kits as well as our
retrofit products almost indestructible. All this, combined, allows our
products to withstand use and abuse, beyond what similar standard
mass-produced products offer.
Q. If I ever need spare parts where can I order them from ?
A. Parts are available direct from this MIA Micro-Flight web
site or via our distributors. Via this site, simply go to the
product section where it lists the specific part and click the add
to shopping cart link button. Or simply email us indicating the part
Q. How does the MIA Bumble Bee compare to other Sub-Micro
A. There is really no comparison, due to size and specific
design. The MIA Bumble Bee was designed from ground up to be a true
simple, highly durable, and almost maintenance-free Sub-Micro
helicopter, with very stable and precise control characteristics to make
it fly, as in the product videos.
Q. Which are MIA's most popular retrofits, which one are
A. We try to stay up to date with all brands of micro
helicopters that have come out since the year 2000, a time when we
first introduced the MIA Robin 280, a lightweight micro helicopter
kit. Some of the more popular retrofits we make are our MIA G10
Frame and TUFF™ Landing Gear kits. We make these for various
Q. Is technical support help available?
A. Yes, we are glad to help our customers with technical
questions about our products via our email listed under Contact