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HobbyZone Super Cub S Ready-To-Fly and Super Cub S Bind-N-Fly Power Supply and Charger

Description: This recall involves the power supply and charger included exclusively with the HobbyZone Super Cub S Ready-To-Fly aircraft, model number HBZ8100 and the HobbyZone Super Cub S Bind-N-Fly model number HBZ8180. Aircraft model numbers are located on the packaging. The power supply is 2 ½ inches by 1 ¾ inches by 1 ¼ inches and is black with a blue label that reads "HobbyZone" and model "HBZ1004." The DC auxiliary charger is 5 inches by 2 ½ inches by 1 ¾ inches and is black with a blue label that reads, "HobbyZone" and model "HBZ1003." [Source]

HobbyZone Super Cub S Ready-To-Fly and Super Cub S Bind-N-Fly Power Supply and Charger
Horizon Hobby Recalls HobbyZone Super Cub S Radio-Controlled Aircraft Due to Fire Hazard

HobbyZone Super Cub Radio-Controlled Aircraft Charger and Power Supply

About 6,800 units units were affected by this recall.

HobbyZone Super Cub S Ready-To-Fly and Super Cub S Bind-N-Fly Power Supply and Charger Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date12/04/2014
Recall ID1876
Recall Number15042
Product TypeBattery Chargers
HazardPower supply units and chargers sold with the model aircraft can overcharge the battery, posing a risk of fire and property damage.
InjuriesThe firm has received 18 reports incidents involving the power supply units and chargers including reports of small fires, exploding batteries and property damage to the surrounding areas.
RemedyConsumers should stop using the power supply and chargers immediately and contact Horizon Hobby for a replacement AC charger.
Remedy OptionReplace
ContactHorizon Hobby toll-free at (877) 504-0233 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Consumers can also visit the firm’s website at www.horizonhobby.com and click on Product Recalls listed under Support at the bottom of the page for more information.
Last Updated12/04/2014
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