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Product name Blade 500 X BNF and Blade 500 3D RTF and BNF Remote Controlled Model Helicopters
Description The recall involves Blade 500 X BNF and Blade 500 3D BNF and RTF Remote Controlled Model Helicopters with model numbers BLH 1800, BLH 1800M1, BLH 1850, and BLH 4080. The helicopters are about 33.5 inches long and 11.8 inches tall and weigh about 4 lbs. The canopy of the 500 X has the 500 X logo on each side. The canopy of the 500 3D has the "500 3D" logo on each side. The tail rotor grip for each model is a black plastic holder that holds the tail rotor blades of the helicopter in place. The grips are approximately 1 1/4 inches tall and 1/2 inch wide. 
Problem 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. 
Distribution Hobby stores nationwide and at Prices range from $600 to $900. 
Company Horizon Hobby 877-504-0233; Web site] 
Dates sold December 2012 through September 2013 (Models BLH 1800, BLH 1800M1 and BLH 1850) and May 2013 through September (Models BLH 1850 and BLH 4080.) 
Date posted 01/29/2014 
Additional information For additional information, visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission news release at 

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