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Model Aircraft Product Distributors & Hobby Shops

Here is a very extensive list of distributors 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. Note: I do not list distributors that use as their source unless they have an official Amazon Storefront. Please click here for Model Aircraft Product Manufacturers.


Aero Micro | 408-255-5566 | Cupertino, CA

Electric flight supplies.

AMA Store | 765-287-1256 | Muncie, IN

Apparel, books, videos, custom AMA items.

A Main Hobbies | 1-800-705-2215

We carry an extensive inventory of radio control cars, trucks, helicopters, airplanes, parts and accessories. Please let us know what we can do to better serve you, our valued customer.

Batteries America | 800-308-4805 | Middleton, WI

NiCad, MiMH, Li-Ion, Li-Poly.

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 RC Gear.

Bob Smith Industries | 805-466-1717 | Atascadero, CA

Hobby, recreational & industrial adhesives.

Central Hobbies | 800-723-5937 | Billings, MT

Stocks a full range of radio-control airplane products, specializing in aerobatic & pattern rc equipment and accessories.

CJ Youngblood Enterprises, Inc | 979-828 4269 | Hearne, TX

UAV platforms.

Desert Aircraft | 520-722-0607 | Tucson, AZ

Aircraft, engines, propellers, spinners.

Dremel | 800-437-3635 | Racine, WI

Tools & accessories.

Drill Doctor | 800-597-6170 | Ashland, OR

Designs and manufactures the Drill Doctor® brand of high quality drill bit sharpeners.

DuraTrax | 217-398-0007 | Champaign, IL

RC Cars & accessories.

Dymond Modelsports | 920-303-2021 | San Diego, CA

Airplanes, radios, accessories.

Eagle Tree Systems | 888-432-4744 | Bellevue, WA

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 airplanes, accessories.

Electronic Model Systems (EMS) | 800-845-8978 | Yorba Linda, CA

Batteries, chargers, RC systems, receivers.

Emcotec | +49 (8234) 95 98 9 - 0 |Germany

Embedded controller technology.

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.

Evolution Engines | 800-338-4639 | Champaign, IL

Airplane engines - distributed by Horizon Hobby.

Extreme Flight RC | 770-887-1794

ARF aircraft, accessories, motors, engines.

Frank Tiano Enterprises | 863-607-6611 | Lakeland, FL

Adhesives, jets, turbines, & more.


R|C Drones | R|C Airplanes

Source for the best geek, tech, and science products. We feature cool and fun products from across the internet and also write free buying guides for you. In short, we’re working hard to put a smile on your face and get more people excited about science and technology!

Great Planes Model Distributors | 217-398-0007 | Champaign, IL

RC planes, accessories, tools, adhesives, field equipment, building equipment.

Hobby People

Out of Business as of January 2017

Hobby Lobby International, Inc

Out of business 2015.

HobbyTown USA | 844-714-3445 | Chico, CA

RC airplanes, boats, helicopters, rockets, railroading, plastic models, science kits, arts & crafts.

Horizon Hobby | 800-338-4639 | Champaign, IL

International marketer and distributor of radio control (RC) cars, boats, planes and helicopters; model railroad; plastic and die-cast models; and other general hobby products.

Kangke Industrial USA Inc | 877-203-2377 | Deer Park, NY

ARF airplanes, R|C engines, spinners, accessories, wing totes.

Master Airscrew | 916.631.8385 | Rancho Cordova, CA

Aircraft and drone propellers and technical bulletins.

Maxx Products International, Inc | 800-416-MAXX | Lake Zurich, IL

Resource for RC hobby products, parts, accessories. Mpi, Promax, Hitec, Futaba, etc.

Model Engine Company of America | 800-359-6972 | Sierra Madre, CA

Supplier of engines and accessories.

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.

O.S. Engines

Airplane, helicopter, car, buggy, boat engines, glow plugs.

Peck Polymers | 619-448-1818 | Santee, CA

Wide variety of supplies for Free Flight modeling.

Potensky | 420 272 767 916 | Czech Republic

Planes, controllers, motors, receivers, chargers, propellers.

Radical RC | 937-256-7727 | Dayton, OH

RC airplane kits, parts, & accessories.

Ram Radio Controlled Models | 847-740-8726 | Round Lake Beach, IL

RC & railroad lighting systems, sound, control & power devices.

RC Direct | 888-291-2111 | San Diego, CA

Helicopters, gliders, motors, receivers, crystals, radio repair.

RC Hobby Center | 937-236-2455 | Dayton, OH

Carries a full line of products from leading RC manufactures, suppliers & dealers at discount pricing.

RC Universe

Classifieds, auctions, reviews, polls, forums, product guides.

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.

Red 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.

Rich Uravitch | 321-728-0486 | Grant, FL

"Plans & Plastic" packages, scale accessories, jet kits.

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.

Rocketarium | 706-402-1611 |Port Charlotte, FL

Wide selection of model rockets to buy in this model rocket store, from various vendors : Edmonds Aerospace, FlisKits, Sunward Aerospace Group, Squirrel Works Model Rocketry, The Launch Pad, Mad Cow, and Starlight Model Rockets. This selection of model rocket kits provides options for many different sizes and design types, large and small. Beginning with sport fliers, to gliders and futuristic models. You'll also find military scale replicas, even multi-stage and cluster rockets.

Sky Hooks & Rigging | 905-257-2101 | Canada

Micro radio and construction supplies for electric free flight and indoor|outdoor radio control.

SIG Manufacturing | 800-247-5008 | Montezuma, IA

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.

Stevens AeroModel | 719-393-0830 | Colorado Springs, CO

Airplane kits, micro helicopter kits, robotics, model supplies.

Stits Lite by F & M Enterprises

A full-size aircraft fabric covering system created especially for model airplanes.

Sunward Aerospace Group | 416-953-1847 | Ontario, Canada

We produce an exciting and high quality line of wood kits, educational products, model rockets, jet fighter model rockets, parts, and components.

SuperFly R|C | 512-762-5167 | Georgetown, TX

Planes, accessories, kit combos.

Super Glue Corporation - Pacer Technology | 800-538-3091 | Rancho Cucamonga, CA

ZAP glues, other adhesives & glues.

TnT Landing Gear | 419-868-5408 | Swanton, OH

Landing gear, props. wheels, fuel tubing, spinners & adapters, scale pilots, and more.

Top Flight Monokote | 217-398-8970 | Champaign IL

Shrink and adhesion plastic coverings.

Tower Hobbies | 800-637-6050 | Champaign, IL

Radio control models, accessories, parts, and more.

Trinity Products, Inc | 732-635-1600 | Edison, NJ

Car kits, TRC tires, nitro products, electric motors, bodies, batteries, accessories.

Tru-Turn | 281-479-9600 | Deer Park, TX

Prop adapters, hubs, nuts, spinners, & wheels.

Vel-Tye LLC | 800-769-2842 | Virginia Beach, VA

Develops and produces custom-made products made with genuine Velcro® brand hook and loop.

West Mountain Radio | 203-853-8080 | Norwalk, CT

Computerized battery analyzers (CBA) & RIGrunner 12 Volt DC power panels RIGrunner 12 Volt DC power panels.

The World Models | (852) 2707 9783 | Hong Kong

ARF airplanes, boats, accessories.

WRAM | New York

The Westchester Radio Aero Modelers, Inc., the not-for-profit club that brings you this site, is one of the leading organizations in R|C, the radio control hobby. In addition to the private pursuit of modeling by our individual members, we operate one of the leading trade shows each year and we have recently introduced a new program aimed at encouraging the involvement of youngsters in modeling.

W.S. Deans | 714-828-6494 | Los Alamitos, CA

Plugs, wire, bars, pigtails, battery kits, solder, antennas, dischargers, speed jigs.


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