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Firebird Commander 2 RTF Electric

[HBZ2600]

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Everything you need to get your Firebird Commander 2 in the air is included in the box!

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Anti-Crash Technology is the most innovative development to ready-to-fly airplanes since HobbyZone began. Optical sensors detect the ground and sky, and then give input that pulls the plane out of a spiral dive that could lead to a crash.

Nothing as exciting as Anti-Crash Technology (ACT) has happened to entry-level radio-controlled planes since HobbyZone was introduced.

Here’s how it works:
Two sensors on the fuselage, one on the top and one on the bottom, monitor the position of the plane in relation to the ground. When the plane is flying level, the top sensor sees the sky while the bottom sensor sees the ground, and they tell the onboard computer (receiver) that the plane is flying correctly. If the plane enters a severe dive, the sensors detect the change in orientation and react to the danger that the plane is then in. The software in the receiver will temporarily cut the motor and correct the severe angle and pitch of
the plane. This causes the nose to come up and pulls the plane out of the dive to help prevent the plane from crashing. The pilot is then able to regain control. If pilots are flying correctly and do not put the plane into a severe dive situation while ACT is engaged, they will have complete control of the plane’s flight pattern. Once users gain experience flying, they can turn ACT off.

Now, you can take advantage of this technological development by purchasing a Firebird Commander® 2. This plane comes with everything that you need to teach yourself how to fly, including a battery pack for the plane, batteries for the transmitter, and an instructional video and manual. All of this, including the revolutionary Anti-Crash Technology, makes a price of less than $100 seem like a steal. And, with the ability to shut ACT off, it’s like you get two planes in one. You can learn to fly with ACT engaged, and then shut it off to fly more aggressively and to use X-Port™ modules, such as the Aerial Drop Module™ 
(HBZ6023), Sonic Combat Module™ (HBZ4020) or the Night Flight Module™ 
(HBZ3510). Because flying at night is very difficult, you should be quite experienced before you attempt to use this module and the ACT software should be shut off. For more information about these exciting modules, please search for them at www.horizonhobby.com.

If you are new to RC flight, check out our new Blog, The Runway.

Features

  • Anti-Crash Technology (ACT) so learning to fly is easy and safe
  • One-box purchase—everything needed to fly comes in the box, including batteries
  • Powerful 380 motor enables great climb rate and power
  • Two transmitter-selectable flight modes, ACT "on" or "off", so pilots can select the appropriate level of control for their skill level
  • Detailed instruction manual and video CD
  • X-Port™ technology equipped for use with Sonic Combat Module™, Aerial Drop Module™ or Night Flight Module™
  • Soft nose provides added durability in the case of a hard landing or crash.
  • Rechargeable 6-cell 7.2V 1000mAh Ni-MH battery pack
  • AC wall charger charges battery pack within three hours
  • Fully proportional 2-channel FM radio system with six frequencies

Specifications

Wingspan:
40.0 in/1020mm
Overall Length:
30.5 in/770mm
Flying Weight:
17 oz/480 g
Motor Size:
380 Power
Radio:
FM 2-channel proportional (RF power output is approximately 1dB or 1.25 mW)
Trim Scheme Colors:
White/blue/black
Recommended Battery:
6-cell 7.2V 900mAh Ni-MH (included)
Approx. Assembly Time:
2 minutes, and 40 minutes or less to charge the battery
Transmitter Range:
2500 ft
Available Frequencies:
6 frequencies on 27MHz
X-Port:
Yes
Anti-Crash Technology:
Yes
Charger:
AC wall charger with timer and LED
Landing Gear:
Yes
Steering:
Proportional

Parts & Accessories

Parts Listing   (See All)

HobbyZone offers a complete list of replacement parts so that you can keep your Firebird Commander 2 flying safely.

  • 7.2V 1000mAhNiMHBattery:FTB,ZZR2/3,AER,FBC,ABC,FC2

  • Transmitter Antenna: All HBZ Birds/ZZR/ZZR2

  • Transmitter: Channel 6: ZZR,FBC,IIST,ZZR2, FC2

  • Wing Shim, 1mm.: FTB, FBC, FC2

Optional Accessories   (See All)

These parts are optional and do not come with your Firebird Commander 2 purchase. Please call us (877-504-0233) or ask your local hobby store owner if you have questions about these or any HobbyZone part.

  • 8.4V 1000mAh NiMHBattery:ABS,ABC,ABE,FBF,F27/B,CUB

  • DC Peak Charger (1.2 Amps)

  • 1.5" Tailboom Repair: Firebird/Aerobird

  • Charger Connector w/Wire: 900 mAh Battery

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Support

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PRODUCT RECALL: HobbyZone 3-Hour Wall Charger with Timer: 6-Cell (HBZ2519) Sold In Canada as Part of the Firebird Commander 2 RTF (HBZ2600)

June 4, 2013

Product: HobbyZone 3-Hour Wall Charger with Timer: 6-Cell (HBZ2519)

Defect Issue: This product recall addresses the HobbyZone 3-Hour Wall Charger with Timer: 6-Cell. This product has not been evaluated for any Canadian Standards and does not bear any recognized certification mark. Horizon Hobby is recalling this product from the Canadian marketplace.

What To Do: Return the product to Horizon Hobby by following the process detailed under Corrective Action below. Consumers following the process will receive a check in the amount of $9.99 USD approximately 14–21 days after the product is returned. Retailers returning this product will receive a credit for the dealer NET..

Corrective Action

    • Please complete the electronic Return Request form by clicking here or pasting this link (http://www.dynamiterc.com/ProdInfo/Files/HBZ2519comboHBZ2600_Return_Request_Form.pdf) into your browser.
    • Upon receipt of the completed form, a prepaid shipping label will be sent to you via email. If no email address is provided on the Return Request form, the shipping label will be mailed to you. Return your charger (not the battery pack or any other part of the product), along with a printed copy of the completed Return Request form. Upon receipt of the product, Horizon Hobby will issue a check in the amount of $9.99 USD. Please allow 14–21 days for processing and delivery.

We apologize for this inconvenience. Horizon disclaims all liability and warranties for any consumer failing to act upon this product recall.

Horizon Hobby

Contact Information

Address

Horizon Service Center
(Repairs and Repair Requests)

http://www.horizonhobby.com/content/_service-center_render-service-center

4105 Fieldstone Rd
Champaign, Illinois, 61822 USA

Horizon Product Support (Product Technical Assistance)

http://www.quickbase.com/db/bghj7ey8c?a=GenNewRecord

877-504-0233

Sales

sales@horizonhobby.com
888-959-2306

Warranty

1 Authorized Warranty Period (Date of Purchase)

What this Warranty Covers 
Horizon Hobby, Inc., (Horizon) warrants to the original purchaser that the product purchased (the "Product") will be free from defects in materials and workmanship at the date of purchase.

2 Authorized Limited Warranty & Limits of Liability International

What is Not Covered
This warranty is not transferable and does not cover (i) cosmetic damage, (ii) damage due to acts of God, accident, misuse, abuse, negligence, commercial use, or due to improper use, installation, operation or maintenance, (iii) modification of or to any part of the Product, (iv) attempted service by anyone other than a Horizon Hobby authorized service center, (v) Product not purchased from an authorized Horizon dealer, or (vi) Product not compliant with applicable technical regulations.

OTHER THAN THE EXPRESS WARRANTY ABOVE, HORIZON MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE PURCHASER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THEY ALONE HAVE DETERMINED THAT THE PRODUCT WILL SUITABLY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE PURCHASER’S INTENDED USE.

Purchaser’s Remedy
Horizon’s sole obligation and purchaser’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be that Horizon will, at its option, either (i) service, or (ii) replace, any Product determined by Horizon to be defective. Horizon reserves the right to inspect any and all Product(s) involved in a warranty claim. Service or replacement decisions are at the sole discretion of Horizon. Proof of purchase is required for all warranty claims. SERVICE OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS THE PURCHASER’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY.

Limitation of Liability
HORIZON SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF PROFITS OR PRODUCTION OR COMMERCIAL LOSS IN ANY WAY, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH CLAIM IS BASED IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY, EVEN IF HORIZON HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Further, in no event shall the liability of Horizon exceed the individual price of the Product on which liability is asserted. As Horizon has no control over use, setup, final assembly, modification or misuse, no liability shall be assumed nor accepted for any resulting damage or injury. By the act of use, setup or assembly, the user accepts all resulting liability. If you as the purchaser or user are not prepared to accept the liability associated with the use of the Product, purchaser is advised to return the Product immediately in new and unused condition to the place of purchase.

Law
These terms are governed by Illinois law (without regard to conflict of law principals). This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Horizon reserves the right to change or modify this warranty at any time without notice.


WARRANTY SERVICES

Questions, Assistance, and Services
Your local hobby store and/or place of purchase cannot provide warranty support or service. Once assembly, setup or use of the Product has been started, you must contact your local distributor or Horizon directly. This will enable Horizon to better answer your questions and service you in the event that you may need any assistance. For questions or assistance, please visit our website at www.horizonhobby.com, submit a Product Support Inquiry, or call 877.504.0233 toll free to speak to a Product Support representative.

Inspection or Services
If this Product needs to be inspected or serviced and is compliant in the country you live and use the Product in, please use the Horizon Online Service Request submission process found on our website or call Horizon to obtain a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number. Pack the Product securely using a shipping carton. Please note that original boxes may be included, but are not designed to withstand the rigors of shipping without additional protection. Ship via a carrier that provides tracking and insurance for lost or damaged parcels, as Horizon is not responsible for merchandise until it arrives and is accepted at our facility. An Online Service Request is available at http://www.horizonhobby.com/content/_service-center_render-service-center. If you do not have internet access, please contact Horizon Product Support to obtain a RMA number along with instructions for submitting your product for service. When calling Horizon, you will be asked to provide your complete name, street address, email address and phone number where you can be reached during business hours. When sending product into Horizon, please include your RMA number, a list of the included items, and a brief summary of the problem. A copy of your original sales receipt must be included for warranty consideration. Be sure your name, address, and RMA number are clearly written on the outside of the shipping carton.
NOTICE: Do not ship LiPo batteries to Horizon. If you have any issue with a LiPo battery, please contact the appropriate Horizon Product Support office.

Warranty Requirements
For Warranty consideration, you must include your original sales receipt verifying the proof-of-purchase date. Provided warranty conditions have been met, your Product will be serviced or replaced free of charge. Service or replacement decisions are at the sole discretion of Horizon.

Non-Warranty Service
Should your service not be covered by warranty, service will be completed and payment will be required without notification or estimate of the expense unless the expense exceeds 50% of the retail purchase cost. By submitting the item for service you are agreeing to payment of the service without notification. Service estimates are available upon request. You must include this request with your item submitted for service. Non-warranty service estimates will be billed a minimum of ½ hour of labor. In addition you will be billed for return freight. Horizon accepts money orders and cashier’s checks, as well as Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards. By submitting any item to Horizon for service, you are agreeing to Horizon’s Terms and Conditions found on our website http://www.horizonhobby.com/content/_service-center_render-service-center.

ATTENTION: Horizon service is limited to Product compliant in the country of use and ownership. If received, a non-compliant Product will not be serviced. Further, the sender will be responsible for arranging return shipment of the un-serviced Product, through a carrier of the sender’s choice and at the sender’s expense. Horizon will hold non-compliant Product for a period of 60 days from notification, after which it will be discarded.

United States:
Electronics and engines requiring inspection or repair should be shipped to the following address:

Horizon Service Center
4105 Fieldstone Road
Champaign, Illinois 61822

All other Products requiring warranty inspection or repair should be shipped to the following address:

Horizon Product Support
4105 Fieldstone Road
Champaign, Illinois 61822


Please call 877-504-0233 or e-mail us at productsupport@horizonhobby.com with any questions or concerns regarding this product or warranty.

United Kingdom:
Electronics and engines requiring inspection or repair should be shipped to the following address:

Horizon Hobby Limited 
Units 1-4 Ployters Rd
Staple Tye
Harlow, Essex
CM18 7NS
United Kingdom

Please call +44 (0) 1279 641 097 or e-mail us at sales@horizonhobby.co.uk with any questions or concerns regarding this product or warranty.

Germany:
Electronics and engines requiring inspection or repair should be shipped to the following address:

Horizon Technischer Service
Christian-Junge-Strasse 1
25337 Elmshorn
Germany

Please call +(0) 49 4121 2655 100 or e-mail us at
service@horizonhobby.de with any questions or concerns regarding this product or warranty.

France:
Electronics and engines requiring inspection or repair should be shipped to the following address:

Horizon Hobby SAS
11 Rue Georges Charpak
77127 LIEUSAINT

Please call +33 (0) 1 60 18 34 90 or e-mail us at
infofrance@horizonhobby.com with any questions or concerns regarding this product or warranty.

China:                                                                                           Electronics and engines requiring inspection or repair should be shipped to the following address:

Horizon Hobby – China
Room 506, No. 97 Changshou Rd.
Shanghai, China 200060

Please call +86 (021) 5180 9868 or email us at info@horizonhobby.com.cn with any questions or concerns regarding this product or warranty.

 



 

Modified: 11/13/2012

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