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.
About 16,600 in the U.S.; 1,300 in Canada
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.