Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Horizon Hobby recalls remote controlled model helicopters

The tail rotor grip used for securing the tail rotor blade to the tail rotor hub can separate and release from the helicopter, posing a risk of a crash and injury hazard.

Horizon Hobby recalls remote controlled model helicopters

Horizon Hobby recalled about 2,280 of its Blade 500 X BNF and Blade 500 3D RTF and BNF Remote Controlled Model Helicopters in the United States and Canada because the tail rotor grip used for securing the tail rotor blade to the tail rotor hub can separate and release from the helicopter, This could cause it to crash, posing an injury hazard.

No injuries have been reported. For more information, go to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website.


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