The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit www.cpsc.gov.
Importer: Horizon Hobby Inc., of Champaign, Ill.
Hazard: The defective radio transmitters can cause model airplanes and helicopters they control to fall from the sky while in flight and crash into bystanders or property, or propellers can spin unexpectedly and cause injury.
Description: The recalled Spektrum DX6i radio transmitters control model airplanes and helicopters. “Spektrum DX6i” is printed on the front of the transmitters, which were sold individually or as part of three different ready-to-fly model aircraft.
Sold at: Independently owned model and hobby shops from July 2008 through January 2009 for about $200 for the transmitter or $400 to $500 for the transmitter and a model airplane or helicopter.
Remedy: Contact Horizon Hobby to arrange to have the transmitters shipped free for inspection and repair.
Contact: Call 877-504-0233 or visit www.horizonhobby.com.