These 2 steel outer Chassis plates, are the left and right sides of the lower Chassis. The house and protect the electronics and the Main Gears of the LITEHAWK III
LITEHAWK III- Lower Rotor Head, Main Gears, Access Pinion Gears.
Remove 4 Lower chassis Side plate screws and 1 Tail Rotor Support Rod Screw, from the right hand side of the Heli'. Set aside the Support Rod and Side Plate.
Now remove two Lower chassis Side plate screws and 1 Tail rotor Support Rod Screw, from the left hand side of the Heli'. Set aside the Support Rod. You can remove the Left Side plate completely if you want to, you just don't have to, unless you are replacing the ESC.
Now remove the 2 screws from the bottom of the Lower Chassis, and carefully move the Lower chassis with the ESC and landing gear aside. The Upper Rotor shaft and Gear just slips out of the Central Shaft.
The Lower Rotor Head needs its main gear pried off, with a twist from a flat screw driver. Get the edge of the screw driver right in to the central hub and give a twist, the gear and the shaft should separate. The Gear coming off and the Shaft lifting out.
You now have access to both Pinion Gears. They are just pressed on.