Here is a very extensive list of product manufacturers of model airplanes, helicopters, cars, boats and
rockets. Links tend to disappear over time, so if you notice any dead links here, please report them to us and
provide a correct version if possible. Otherwise, we will attempt to locate the new location if it still exists.
Click here for
Model Aircraft Product Distributors.
408-255-5566 / Cupertino, CA Electric flight supplies.
Airtronics 714-978-1895 / Anaheim, CA RRadio
systems & accessories.
AMA Store 765-287-1256 / Muncie, IN Apparel, books, videos, custom AMA items.
APC Propellers 530-661-0399 / Woodland, CA Over
300 APC propeller sizes are currently available. The selection is continuously expanding. Current sizes
range from 5.5 X 2 up to 26 X 14 in composite materials using long chopped nylon fibers, carbon fibers and
310-821-6242 / Marina Del Rey, CA Motors, controllers, chargers.
Aveox 805-915-0200 / Simi Valley, CA
Brushless DC motors.
BMJR Models 321-537-1159 / Sharpes, FL Our
emphasis is on small electric park flyers, designed around the popular Speed 280 electric motors and micro
BNB Products Allen, TX The DPR is a
powerful, lightweight, compact and affordable module for tracking and recording all the vital data you
need to know while running your electric powered radio controlled (R/C) craft. USB interface to download &
graph all the recorded data.
Bob Holman Plans
909-885-3959 / San Bernardino CA I have been of service to the scale builder for over 40 years. Models
built from plans that I sell have won everything from the world scale meet, best of show Toledo, the
masters, the British Nationals and many other meets. My plan service is more than just plans. I have
accessories for many of the plans that I sell. I have my own laser and cut parts for a number of the plans
that I sell. Epoxy glass fuselages are available for some. Many of the plans come from England and have
been drawn by top UK scale modellers like Brian Taylor, Mick Reeves and Dennis Bryant. Laser cut parts are
available for many of the Taylor and Bryant plans. Unlike some plans offered for sale over here models
have been built and flown before plans are offered for sale.
Bob's Aircraft Documentation 714-979-8058 / Costa Mesa, CA Bob's Aircraft Documentation is the
world's largest commercial collection of color photos and 3-view line drawings of Civilian, Fighters WWI
and WWII, Multi-engine, Jets, Aerobatic, Racing, Sailplanes, Helicopters, etc. The collection includes
8,200 different Foto-Paaks [almost 500,000 photos] and 50,000 pages of 3-view line drawings and
information. Bob's Aircraft Documentation has been in business since 1983 and is essentially 100%
inventoried at all times, which allows for fast service on your orders.
Book Hangar 888-526-5365 /
Newton, NJ A complete listing of books from Carstens Publications - Harry Higley, soaring, scale, free
flight, electrics helicopters, etc.
724-966-2726 / Carmichaels, PA Brodak basically rejuvenated the flailing control line aspect of
modeling by building a line of quality products and hosting a very popular fly-in each year. Kits, dope,
covering, fuel tanks, adhesives, engines, motors, batteries, steel lines, handles, hardware, and just
about everything else having to do with control line flying is available.
(Bob Violet Models) 407-327-6333 / Winter Springs, FL World leader in the design, development and
manufacture of radio controlled jet model airplanes.
321-537-1159 / Sharpes, FL Our emphasis is on small electric park flyers, designed around the popular
Speed 280 electric motors and micro RC Gear.
Byron Fuels 712-364-3165 / Ida Grove, IA Airplane, helicopter, race car, boat racing, 4 cycle
Campbell's Custom Kits 765-683-1749 /
Anderson, IN Many excellent quality old time kits and an extensive offering of building supplies and
materials are available from Lee Campbell. His extensive $3.00 catalog covers rubber power, gas and
special OT items.
785-883-4519 / Wellsville, KS Manufacturer of state-of-the-art, ultra-lightweight and high-quality
motor controls for electric RC models.
800-704-6229 / Santa Fe Springs, CA ARF airplanes, batteries, battery charger & dischargers, radios,
receivers, servos, connectors, electric motors & accessories, electric speed controls, engines, mufflers &
glow-plugs, flight packs.
714-963-0133 / Fountain Valley, CA Bee Planes, now part of Global Hobby.
714-979-8058 / Costa Mesa, CA Film & fabric coverings & accessories.
CJ Youngblood Enterprises, Inc 979-828 4269
/ Hearne, TX Curtis Youngblood , R/C helicopter pilot, mechanical engineer, and businessman. He is one
in only a handful who has succeeded in turning his love of the R/C hobby, flying and designing
helicopters, into his profession.
800-578-3273 / Cumberland, MD "Dare Design...the world's largest line of American manufactured, laser
cut flying model airplane kits!" Also a distributor of top-tier building & flying supplies.
Dave Brown Products 513-738-1576 / Hamilton, OH
Manufacturer of molded parts and accessories for radio control (R/C) aircraft.
Desert Aircraft 520-722-0607 /
Tucson, AZ Aircraft, engines, propellers, spinners.
Diels Engineering Amherst, OH I have
bought the rights to several Model Builder plans and had a couple others drawn for me along the way. Most
of the entire line has been drawn by me either from my own first concept or more recently refining some of
Nate Sturman's designs for kitting. And yes I always build a prototype to check fit of parts. Sometimes,
as in the TBF, I don't like the design and revise it. The TBF for example took 5 tries to get what I
Easy Built Models 334-358-5184 /
Prattville, AL We invite you to browse our 170 different model airplane kits - free flight rubber
power, electric RC, gas power, glider, Jetex or Rapier, and display models. They span the first 50 or so
years of flight, from the pioneers of flight like the Wright brothers to the planes of World War I, World
War II and beyond. We make our kits from the finest balsa wood, hand picked by us so you can build light
yet strong for the best flying experience.
R/C 937-849-0418 / New Carlisle, OH Antennae, chargers, connectors, control horns, crimper,
gearboxes, kits/plans, lighting systems, metric screws, motors, props, & more.
F.A.I. Model Supply
1-570-882-9873 / Sayre, PA Complete source for free flight rubber supplies, including FAI contest tan
rubber, stooges, kits, covering, propellers, tools, catapults, adhesives, towlines.
Electrifly 217-398-8970 / Champaign IL RC
Esprit Models 321
725 3208 / Palm Bay, FL Importer and distributor of high-quality and precision crafted, flying models.
Our range of models starts from simple Parkflyers to Fun-Fly models then up to very complicated and
beautifully made scale models.
719-372-6565 / Penrose, CO Model rockets, planes & accessories.
Evolution Engines 800-338-4639 / Champaign,
IL Airplane engines - distributed by Horizon Hobby.
Hobbico 217-398-0007 / Champaign, IL Airplanes,
cars, boats, chargers, accessories, field equipment, tools.
Hot Bodies 951-296-9340 / Temecula CA RC
car & truck kits, bodies, wheels, tires, chargers, parts & accessories.
HP Pilots 920-623-4632 / Columbus WI RC airplane
pilots, machine guns, throw meters, 3d & standard meters, servo, rudder meters.
i4c Products 918-492-9435 / Tulsa, OK
Products for the RC modeler, motorcycle enthusiast, & personal watercraft owners.
239-690-0003 / Fort Myers, FL Planes, helicopters, flight simulators.
Jet Glues 866-538-4583 Professional
Model Plans 316-744-08564 / Wichita, KS Jim is a master draftsman that has recreated the old
original model plan blueprints into a modern state-of-the-art Cad drawing that offers dead-on accuracy for
the discriminating builder. Plans illustrate all the wing, stab, fuselage and small parts patterns (these
were never detailed on the original plans). Many of the gas plans are drawn not only in the original
free-flight form but also offered in a modernized r/c version. Gas plans also illustrate the use of modern
fiberglass motor mounts rather than the original’s wooden beam mounts. Over 150 plans in both gas and
rubber power are offered.
JR Radios 800-338-4639 / Champaign, IL Precision
Radio Control Systems.
Metal products and telescopic tubing for the hobby, hardware, craft, and do-it-yourself fields.
Kit Cutters 714-962-8100 / California We are
totally committed to the propagation of giant model aircraft and manufacture excellent kits at low prices.
Our loyalties are to our customers, not to our business affiliates. Kit Cutters does not push any
particular designer and frankly, many of the less popular designers actually have the best designed and
provide the best detailed plans and instructions. Also, all of Kit Cutter's wood is sealed in a nitrogen
purged packaging to preserve the freshness of the wood and control moisture.
Klarich Kits 916-635-4588 / Rancho Cordova, CA
More than 500 Antique, Old Timer, and Nostalgia short kits.
Klass Kote 612-243-1234 / Minneapolis, MN
KLASS KOTE a "Superior Quality" Epoxy Coating System for the "World Class" Model or Crafting Project
770-532-6401 / Oakwood, GA Airplane kits.
Leading Edge Gliders
785-525-6263 / Lucas, Kansas Every Leading Edge High Performance EPP Slope Glider is designed to be the
best in its class. You will be delighted to find that most of the hardware is pre-fabricated and ready to
install. The instructions have been called by many as "the best ever written for 'foamies'".
Ludwig R/C Yachts Universal City, TX
Custom RC yachts including EC12, Santa Barbara, Half Meter, 10R, Kubernettes, 6 Meter, GC12, AC Class,
Shamrock V and more.
R/C model engine fuel, produces maximum performance in all conventional 2 & 4 cycle engines, custom
blended with the finest additives and lubricants available.
MaxCim Motors, Inc
716-662-5651 / Orchard Park, NY Brushless DC motors and digital speed controllers. ElectriCalc software
- allows you to simulate an electric flight system for your model airplane with a battery pack, electronic
speed control, motor, gearbox, and propeller.
Manzano Laser Works The short kits include only the laser cut parts for building the airplanes
described. Sticks, wire, etc must be provided by the builder. There are no instructions in short kits. Our
WWI kits also include neoprene rubber cord for making the tires. Full kits include the wood and wire
pieces necessary to build the kit (no electronics or power). Wire is not bent. We include pink foam for
carved sections. The WWI kits include neoprene cord for making your tires. Some include a vacuum formed
parts to assist in the build. Crude instructions are included and these can also be downloaded for preview
from the downloads page.
Mega Motor USA 888-800-3663 Electric motors
and accessories for RC models.
Megatech North Bergen, NJ Offers a wide variety
of high-technology R/C (radio-controlled) products that are extremely user friendly. Our philosophy is
making unique products that are fun for kids and adults alike. Megatech promotes family interaction,
education, competition and just pure fun.
Mike's Hobby Tools
320-528-2473 / Barrett, MN Airbrushes, anvils & vises, brushes, clamps & clips, compressors, cutting
wheels & mandels, dental picks & spatulas, drills & bits, and much more.
Micro Fasteners 800-892-6917 / Lebanon, NJ
For many years hobbyists and engineers have relied on Micro Fasteners' inventory of affordably priced
socket screws, machine screws, locknuts, washers, sheet metal or self tapping screws, wood screws, other
fasteners and related items in U.S. and metric sizes.
Modelair-Tech 631-981-0372 / Centereach, NY
A leader in the design and manufacture of electric flying model products. Modelair-Tech's primary thrust
is belt and gear drive RPM reduction units. Efficient, lightweight electric model designs (plans) and some
kits are also in the product line. Light weight vacuum- formed parts are available for many of the
designs. Modelair-Tech also specializes in "engineering" power systems for the novice at electric model
Morgan Inc 800-424-9300 / Enterprise, AL Cool
Power, Omega, Sidewinder fuel, Home Brew, Cool Power Racing Oils.
Mountain Models 719-372-6727 / Penrose, CO
Our goal is to serve the radio control hobbyist by producing high- quality, laser cut electric aircraft
kits that are durable, easy to build, and a joy to fly.
MSP Plans Hants, UK A
collection of model aircraft designs mostly from the vintage and classic eras, selected for their
aesthetic qualities or unique origins. They have been produced from original sources, photographs or
sketches, recreating some models not previously published as plans. This has been done purely for the
pleasure and satisfaction of doing so, and always to a high engineering standard of presentation. All
drawings are A0 size, some as twin plans.
MTM International Fax from the US 011 49 551
770 7736 / Germany Specializes on small, and miniature electric airplane motors. Additionally, we offer
micro-small electronic speed controllers, batteries, connectors, and lots of accessory items for electric
National Indoor Radio-controlled Aircraft Council
Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA). NIRAC includes members from the
United States and Canada. Indoor R/C modeling is among the most rapidly growing activities in the hobby
today. We support and encourage indoor remote-control model aircraft designing, building, and flying.
Ornithopter Zone 585-482-3481 / Rochester, NY These machines, called "ornithopters", really fly
only by flapping their wings! They take off from your hand and fly just like a real bird. You can begin
this fascinating hobby right now.
Airplane, helicopter, car, buggy, boat engines, glow plugs.
Park Flyer Plastics 817-233-1215 / North Richland Hills, TX ParkFlyer plastics proudly produces
high-quality parts formed to perfection that will add amazing detail to your models. These parts are
designed by a USAF veteran and airline employee who is additionally an Expert class modeler and R/C pilot,
and a renowned hobby author. They come in a variety of scales and will be sure to draw lots of compliments
from admirers as your plane sits ready to fly on the grass.
(A Horizon Hobby, Inc. brand) 800-338-4639 / Champaign, IL Charge-and-Fly™ park flyers - J-3 Cub 3,
F-27 Stryker, Slo-V.
P.A.W. Diesels +44
(0)1625 423891 / Cheshire, UK Progress Aero Works manufacturers of PAW diesel engines for model
Peak Electronics, Inc 480-558-1996 /
Gilbert, AZ Provides top quality battery maintenance products and radio accessories to the
discriminating modeler, now owns Sirius battery products.
619-448-1818 / Santee, CA Wide variety of supplies for Free Flight modeling.
Razor Motors Goleta, CA Motors, controllers,
prop adapters, geardrives.
888-291-2111 / San Diego, CA Helicopters, gliders, motors, receivers, crystals, radio repair.
RCAT Systems 408-830-0745 / San Jose, CA
Supplier of reliable wireless data acquisition solutions and electronics products. After many years of
testing, our products have been developed by seasoned flyers, modelers and industry professionals.
+44 1202 877044 / UK RCV Engines Limited have been developing and manufacturing their patented Rotary
Cylinder Valve internal combustion engine for over 7 years.
ReadyToFlyFun 866-472-8697 /
Scottsdale, AZ BalloonCraft 2000, E-GULL RTF Parkflyer, T-HAWK RTF Electric Airplane and more.
RealFlight Champaign, IL The ultimate R/C
simulator is here! With over 5000 square miles of flying freedom; new, RealPhysics 3D; more powerful
aircraft editor; improved InterLink™ Plus controller, and more.
Red Max Fuel 800-742-8484 / Clover, SC
Model fuels, racing oils & fuels.
Rocket Hobby Shop 877-854-0647 / Enterprise, OR Featuring the newest radio controlled airplanes,
boats, cars, airships, helicopters and hobby shop products, including replacement parts and accessories.
Retro RC 248-212-9666 / Keego Harbor, MI Retro
RC’s mission is to design, manufacture and sell high-quality model aircraft kits which will appeal to
newcomers and old hands alike. We specialize in retro-looking designs and recreations of classic models
from the golden age of modeling, the 1930’s & 40’s. All our kits are full laser-cut kits, not short kits.
They contain all wood necessary, and a complete hardware package, as well as a high quality
photo-illustrated construction manual.
Richmond RC Supply Ltd 877-727-2329 / Canada
World wide supplier of Radio Control products including adhesives, RC model aircraft kits, ARF aircraft,
radio control equipment, model boats, model engines, batteries and related accessories.
RnR Products 408-946-4751/ Milpitas, CA
Composite radio control sailplanes, radio Control, 250 mph, powered, giant scale racers, unmanned aerial
vehicles (UAV) and remotely piloted vehicles (RPV), a diverse assortment of OEM custom composite
structures including fully instrumented wind tunnel models.
Robart Mfg 630-584-7616 / St. Charles, IL Large and small retractable landing gear, hinge point
hinging systems, ball link control horns, tires, struts, and other accessories and tools.
RTL Fasteners 800-239-6010 / Chesapeake, VA Why
pay $4 for just 4 screws? We have hardware a a fraction of the cost.
Sky Hooks & Rigging
905-257-2101 / Canada Micro radio and construction supplies for electric free flight and indoor/outdoor
SkyKing RC Products 612-605-1128 /
Minneapolis, MN SkyKing RC Products, LLC is dedicated to “reissuing” high interest models that are no
longer being produced by their original designers or makers. We are particularly interested in models
designed for slope flying but we will be considering thermal duration models as well.
SIG Manufacturing Balsa, spruce, maple, bass and
plywood, paints, glow fuels and other chemicals, outstanding line of model aircraft in radio controlled,
free flight and control line varieties, Build It Yourself (BIY) kits feature state-of-the-art laser cut
parts for fast assembly and outstanding accuracy, Almost Ready to Fly (ARF) airplanes.
Slimline Products 480-967-5053 /
Scottsdale, AZ Exhaust systems, fuel system components.
SR Batteries 631-286-0079 / Bellport, NY Batteries, aerodynamic toys, aviation-related products.
Startek International 800-638-8050 / Ft.
Lauderdale, FL Offers an extensive line of CCTV & assorted video products including wireless video
cameras & video transmitters, and more.
719-393-0830 / Colorado Springs, CO Airplane kits, micro helicopter kits, robotics, model supplies.
Superior Props (no
website) 985-726-9673 / Slidell, LA For those of you that like to build rubber models but don’t like
to carve props, here’s the answer. Bob Gourdon provides props for all the Sam and Nostalgia era models,
including Jimmy Allen, Sparky, Korda, Gollywock, Wake and Coupe designs. Freewheeler blanks in all sizes,
plus a full line of folders and the hardware required for all types of rubber prop connections.
The Testor Corp 800-962-6654 / Rockford, IL
Airbrushes & accessories, finishing supplies, tools, model kits, games, paints, OEM products.
Vel-Tye LLC 800-769-2842 / Virginia Beach, VA
Develops and produces custom-made products made with genuine Velcro® brand hook and loop.
Vintage RC Plans 810-227-1174 / Howell, MI
Vintage R/C Plans does not sell kits, our focus is on plans and vacuum-formed plastic parts for selected
plans. Please check our "Accessories and Supplies" page for links to some suppliers that we recommend and
that may be able to help with your project. Our plans feature all Balsa wood construction, also using
basswood and plywood as needed for robust construction. Cowls and wheel pants are typically plastic or
Walston Retrieval Systems
770-434-4905 / Smyrna, GA I've been shipping these systems for finding planes and rockets for over 20
years now. The systems have been used in everything from free flight and radio controlled aircraft to
rockets. The transmitters use special crystals built to withstand up to 20,000 G's and have survived some
absolutely devastating crashes without harm. The MODA 238 MVS long range transmitter weighs 3.5 grams with
batteries and can be used in the smallest model aircraft or rockets. Using the TRX-3S Receiver, the signal
can be picked up on the ground 2 to 2 1/2 miles away! The line of sight range is 15 to 20 miles and 20 to
90 miles air range and 2 to 9 miles ground range.
714-828-6494 / Los Alamitos, CA Plugs, wire, bars, pigtails, battery kits, solder, antennas,
dischargers, speed jigs.
818-528-5532 / Arcadia, CA Radio Control Toys are our specialty. Come browse our huge selection of RC
products. We pride ourselves on our prompt and unparalleled customer service, so come and check out our
selection of remote control toys.