Flyzone HCAA1985 User Manual
❏ 1. Plug the battery charger into a 12-volt power outlet
in a vehicle, placing the charger and battery outside the
car, away from flammables.
NEVER charge your airplane battery while driving or
with the vehicle engine running!
❏ 2. Plug the battery pack into the charger connector.
Be careful–do not force the plugs, the battery pack will
plug in only one way. The red LED will be on solid.
❏ 3. IMPORTANT! NEVER LEAVE A CHARGING
BATTERY UNATTENDED. ONLY CHARGE THE SKY
PILOT BATTERY WITH A PEAK DETECTION CHARGER.
DO NOT USE A WIND-UP TIMER CHARGER.
❏ 4. During charging, feel the battery every 5-minutes
to see if it is starting to warm up. A warm (but not hot)
battery pack is a sign that the battery is nearing a full
charge. If the battery becomes hot, disconnect it from
❏ 5. Once the battery reaches a full charge the charger
will start to beep and the LED will flash.
❏ 6. Unplug the battery pack from the charger and
unplug the charger from the 12-volt power outlet in
❏ 7. After each flight, remove the pack from the airplane
and allow it to cool completely before recharging.
❏ 1. Always remove the battery from your Sky Pilot
❏ 2. Remember to check the temperature of the
battery every 5 minutes during the charge. If the
battery becomes hot, unplug the battery from the
charger, even if the charger has not stopped charging.
❏ 3. Charging the Sky Pilot battery while your car is
running can be dangerous, because it increases the
chances of overcharging. For this reason, you should
never charge your Sky Pilot battery while your car's
engine is running.
❏ 4. If you use a different peak battery charger, charge
this battery pack only at a maximum charge rate of 1
amp. A higher charge rate will charge the battery pack
too quickly and heat up the wires.
❏ 5. A properly cared for battery pack will last a long
time. If the battery pack is continually charge while it
is still hot or charged at too high of a rate, the life of
the battery pack will be shortened.
WARNING: Misuse or malfunction may overheat the
battery and charger, resulting in personal injury or
damage to surroundings.
BATTERY CHARGING PRECAUTIONS
CHARGE THE PLANE’S NIMH BATTERY