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Hover Assault - Getting Started
You will need:
How long should it take to charge my Hover Assault?
Your Hover Assault will take around 30-45 minutes to charge. You will know when the helicopter is fully charged because the red and green lights on your controller will be flashing together!
Where can I fly my Hover Assault?
Your Hover Assault is designed to be flown indoors only, so do not fly it outside! The room you are in should have lots of space to fly with no breakable objects. Try to avoid direct sunlight or other IR (infrared) devices. The IR signal between the controller and the heli will not work well near sunlight so you may lose connection and crash. It’s also a really small helicopter - it doesn’t take much to knock the little guy off course! Turn off any ceiling fans and stay away from any other air vents.
Follow these tips and you will be an expert pilot in no time!
What do the controller / helicopter lights mean for my Hover Assault?
Here are the different types of lights you may get on your remote control or helicopter and what they mean:
Solid Green – Controller ON
Green light Off – Controller OFF
Flashing Green – Replace Batteries
Red On (on Heli) – Helicopter On
Red Off (on Heli) – Helicopter Off
Flashing Red – Charging
Flashing Red (On Heli) – Not paired to Remote Control
Flashing Red/Green Together – Fully Charged
Flashing Red/Green Alternately – Bad Connection
Are you seeing different lights that aren’t on this list? If so, call our Customer Care Department at 1-800-622-8339. They’d love to help!
How do I install batteries in my Hover Assault controller?
You will need: (not included with your Hover Assault Helicopter)
How far can my Hover Assault fly?
The signal is good for around 20-30 feet. This should be plenty of distance for most indoor areas you will be flying your Hover Assault!
Can I fly more than one Hover Assault at a time?
You can fly 2 Hover Assault helicopters together at any one time; just make sure you have 2 helicopters in 2 separate frequencies – either A, or B. The frequency will be printed on the front of the box in the lower right hand corner, or on the underside of the helicopter.
How long will my Hover Assault fly for?
The average flight time for your Hover Assault Helicopter is around 4 to 5 minutes on a full charge. The flight time may vary depending on where you’re flying it, the type of batteries you are using, and how much throttle you give the helicopter!
How do I charge my Hover Assault?
What you need:
What more can you tell me about my Hover Assault?
Name: Hover Assault™ Colors: Red, Black Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor - Indicated on box art Control Interface: IR Frequencies: Channel A Channel B Controller Range: Approx. 20 - 30 ft. Battery Requirement for Hover Assault™: Rating: DC 3.7 V, 1,8 W Batteries: 1 x 3.7 V Li-Poly Rechargeable Battery Pack Requires: 1 x 3.7 V Li-Poly Rechargeable Battery Pack (included) Battery Requirement for Controller/Charger: Rating: DC 9 V, 0,45 W Batteries: 6 x 1.5 V "AA"/LR6/AM3 Requires: 6 x 1.5 V "AA" size batteries (not included) Charge Time: Approx. 35 mins. Flight Time: Approx. 5 mins. Recommended Age: 10+ Years
My Hover Assault keeps spinning! What do I do?
If your helicopter is spinning in circles, the first thing you’re going to want to do is check all your rotors to see if there is any hair or debris caught in that area. Even just one little piece of hair can make your helicopter spin out of control!
Now try and fly your helicopter. If it’s still spinning, the next step would be to “trim” your helicopter.
See that little dial on your controller that says "Trim"? This will help you get your helicopter to stop spinning.
Setting the Trim:
Are there any parts available for my Hover Assault?
There are extra missiles for your helicopter included in the box. Other parts may not be available, so give our Customer Care Department a call at 1-800-622-8339 and they’ll love to help you out!
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