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Wind Flyer - Getting Started

You will need:

  • 1 x Wind Flyer Plane
  • 1 x Charger
  • 2 x AA Premium Alkaline Non-Rechargeable Batteries (not included)
  • 1 x Phillips Screwdriver (not included)

Install the batteries. Open the battery compartment on the side of your charger using a Phillips head screwdriver. Place the 2 AA batteries in the battery compartment, making sure you are putting these in the right way.

Charge your plane. Plug the charger rod into the bottom of the plane, and hold down the charge button on the charger and you will see a solid red light. The plane is now charging. Around 60 – 90 seconds later your plane will be ready to fly.

Check your environment. The Wind Flyer is outdoor only so before flying, make sure your weather conditions are good. For the best flight, fly in calm, low wind conditions warmer than 50 F degrees.

Turn the plane and the controller on. Have fun.

If you need some more help flying your plane, check out some of our other guides!

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general info

What more can you tell me about my Wind Flyer?

Wind Flyers™

Variety of colors

Outdoor - Indicated on box art

Control Interface:

Battery Requirement for Wind Flyers:
Requires: Li-Poly 1.2 V, 80 mAh (included)

Battery Requirement for Controller/Charger:
4 x 1.5 V "AA" size batteries (not included)

Charge Time:
Approx. 10 seconds

Flight Range:
Approx. 100 ft.

Recomended Age:

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How long should it take to charge my Wind Flyer?

Your Wind Flyer will take around 60-90 seconds to charge. Be sure to not charge your plane for longer than 90 seconds!

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Where can I fly my Wind Flyer?

You Wind Flyer should be flown in a large, wide-open grassy location. The area you are in should have lots of space to fly with no buildings, trees, overhead wires or other things that could get in the way. Fly on mild, sunny days – don’t fly in electrical storms, rain, sleet, snow, strong winds or any other kind of bad weather. Don’t bring it outside if the weather is below 7C/45F.

Indoor flight is only recommended if you’re able to use it in a very large space, such as an empty gymnasium or arena.

Follow these tips and you will be an expert pilot in no time!

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What do the charger / plane lights mean for my Wind Flyer?

Here are the different types of lights you may get on your remote control or plane and what they mean:

Solid Red (on Charger) – Charging
Red Off (on Charger) – Charger OFF

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!

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How do I install batteries in my Wind Flyer charger?

You will need: (not included with your Wind Flyer Plane)

  • 1 x Phillips Screwdriver
  • 2 x AA New Premium Alkaline Non-Rechargeable Batteries of the same brand.
  • AND
  • 1 x Wind Flyer
  • 1 x Wind Flyer Charger

Installing the Batteries
  1. Open the battery door cover using your Phillips Screwdriver.
  2. Remove any used batteries from your charger.
  3. Put in your new batteries as shown in the battery compartment of your charger.
  4. Using the Phillips Screwdriver, screw in the battery door cover back onto the charger.
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    How far can my Wind Flyer fly?

    Your Wind Flyer should fly for around 100 feet, which should be plenty of distance for most outdoor areas you will be flying your Wind Flyer!

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    How long will my Wind Flyer fly for?

    The average flight time for your Wind Flyer is around 15 to 30 seconds on a full charge. The flight time may vary depending on where you’re flying it, and the type of batteries you are using.

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troubleshooting & repair

How do I charge my Wind Flyer?

What you need:

  • 1 x Wind Flyer plane
  • 1x Wind Flyer Quick Charger with batteries already installed.

  1. While holding the back of the plane with one hand, insert the Charge rod of the charger all the way into the Charge Port of the plane with your other hand.
  2. Make sure your hands and fingers are kept safely away from propeller.
  3. Push the Charge button on the side of the charger to begin the charge process. Hold down for 30-90 seconds.
  4. After 30-90 seconds, remove the Charge rod from the port of the plane. The propellers will start to spin.
  5. Quickly launch the Wind Flyer into the air.

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Are there replacement parts available for my Wind Flyer?

If the Styrofoam body of your plane is damaged, a little bit of clear packing tape will fix it.

While other parts may not be replaceable, we would love to see if there is anything we can do for you.

Give our Customer Care Department a call at 1-800-622-8339 and they will be glad to help you out!

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