Retailers nationwide during March 2011 for $180 to $220 for the model helicopters and $10 for the replacement part.
The main blade grips and main rotor blades can release from the main rotor head, posing an impact and laceration hazard.
Consumers should contact Horizon Hobby for free replacement of main rotor grips and do-it-yourself instructions.
For additional information, contact Horizon Hobby Support Team toll-free at (877) 504-0233 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT on Saturdays, and between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sundays, or visit the website at www.bladehelis.com/MCPX
Horizon Hobby has received 312 reports of the rotor blades releasing from the rotor head, including 34 reports of a blade striking a user, resulting in 12 laceration injuries.