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Manufacturer

Website

Products

3D Hobby Shop
http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/ Model aircraft
Aero Racing Engines
http://aeroracingengines.com/index.html RC racing engines
AeroWorks
http://www.aero-works.net/store/ Model aircraft
Airtronics
http://www.airtronics.net/index.php/ Radios, receivers and servos
Align
http://www.align.com.tw/alignhtml/EN/index.html Helicopters, ESC, speed controls, electric motors
Aircraft Modelers Research
http://www.amr-rc.com/ Model Aircraft, Giant scale, Engines, etc.
Banana Hobby
http://www.bananahobby.com/ Inexpensive planes and helis
Bocca Bearings
http://www.bocabearings.com/ Performance bearings for R/C craft
Castle Creations
http://www.castlecreations.com/

ESC

Desert Aircraft
jhttp://www.desertaircraft.com/

Gas RC engines

Eagle Tree
http://www.eagletreesystems.com/

First Person Viewer (FPV) Systems

Enya
http://www.enya-engine.com/index_E.htm

RC Engines

Fox Engines
http://www.foxmanufacturing.com/ RC engines
Futaba
http://www.futaba-rc.com/

Aircraft Radios, Servos, gyros, 3G systems, Telemetry

Great Planes
http://www.greatplanes.com/ Model aircraft, simulators
Hacker
http://www.hacker-motor.com/en/home/index.html

Electric motors and speed controllers

Hangar 9
http://www.hangar-9.com/

Model airplanes

Heads Up RC
http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/StoreFront Variety of great RC products
Hitec
http://www.hitecrcd.com/

Aircraft Radios, servos, Telemetry

Hobbico
http://www.hobbico.com/products.html Corporate site only, find a distributor or hobby shop to purchase
Hobby King
lhttp://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/US.asp?HobbyKing_USA_Hobby_Warehouse

Discount mail order/manufacturer/Hobby shop, LiPo batteries, aircraft radios, planes, helicopters, misc parts. Buy from USA warehouse to save shipping cost.

Jett Engineering
http://www.jettengineering.com/ RC engines
JR
http://www.jrradios.com/

Aircraft Radios, Servos

K & B Engines
http://www.mecoa.com/ RC engines
KDE Direct
http://www.kdedirect.com/ Upgrade Parts from most helicopter brands
Mecoa
http://www.mecoa.com/ K&B, Fox and other engines
Mikado
http://www.mikado-heli.com.hk/ Helicopters, 3G systems
Nitroplanes
http://www.nitroplanes.com/ Foamy planes of all types
O.S.
http://www.osengines.com/

Nitro and Gas engines, electric motors

Outrage
http://outragerc.com/

Helicopters, servos, electric motors

Radical RC
http://www.radicalrc.com/shop/ Various RC parts
Robart
http://www.robart.com/

Retractable landing gear systems

Saito
http://www.saitoengines.com/

Nitro and gas engines

Scorpion
http://www.scorpionsystem.com/

Electric motors for planes and helicopters

SIG Mfg. Co.
http://www.sigmfg.com/cgi-bin/dpsmart.exe/MainMenuFV5.html?E+Sig Kit and ARF airplanes, Four-Star-40 and Kadet
Spektrum
http://www.spektrumrc.com/ Aircraft Radios, Servos, Telemetry
Super Tiger
http://www.supertigre.com/

Nitro engines

Tactic
http://www.tacticrc.com/

Aircraft radios, receivers and 2.4 GHz update units for older radios

Wanna Fly
http://www.wannafly.com/planes/rclinks.htm Links to dozens of RC sites

 

Distributor

Website

Products

3D Hobby Shop

http://www.3dhobbyshop.com/ Model aircraft

A Main Hobbies

http://www.amainhobbies.com/

Aircraft Radios, servos, Telemetry

Aero Balsa http://www.aerobalsa.com/index.php Autogyro kits, balsa airfoils
Aero-Model
http://www.aero-model.com/ Hacker, Castle, Synergy, Hitec, Sebart
Airborne Models http://www.airborne-models.com/index.asp Aircraft and model supplies
Aircraft Modelers Research http://www.amr-rc.com/ Model Aircraft, Giant scale, Engines, etc.
Atlanta Hobby http://www.atlantahobby.com Multi-rotor aircraft
Banana Hobby http://www.bananahobby.com/ Inexpensive planes and helis
BMJR Models http://www.bmjrmodels.com/ Aircraft and model supplies

Castle Creations

http://www.castlecreations.com/

ESC

Chief Aircraft RC
http://www.chiefaircraft.com/radio-control models by Pilot RC, Krill, AeroWorks, Sebart, Hangar 9, Seagull, Composite-ARF, EG, and Black Horse

Desert Aircraft

jhttp://www.desertaircraft.com/

Gas RC engines

Don's Hobby Shop http://www.donshobbyshop.com/ Planes, radios, motors and parts

Enya

http://www.enya-engine.com/index_E.htm

Nitro Engines

Esprit Model
http://www.espritmodel.com/ Hacker, FUTABA, sailplanes, multi-rotor
Experience RC
http://www.experiencerc.com/store/ Goblin, Castle, Align, Edge, Beam, Compass, GAUI, Blade, Heli-Max, JR, Outrage, Curtis Youngblood, Synergy, Thunder Tiger
Extreme Flight RC http://www.extremeflightrc.com/ Giant scale airplanes, Torque motors
F3A Unlimited http://www.f3aunlimited.com/webstore/
Precision F3A Aircraft and Supplies for the Serious Competitor
Flying Balsa http://www.flyingbalsa.com/ Autogyro kits
General Hobby http://www.generalhobby.com/ ARFs, foam planes, Balsa Planes, Walkera Helicopters, Electric, Nitro
Graves RC
http://www.gravesrc.com/ A multitude of RC stuff of all types from many manufacturers
Harbor Freight http://www.harborfreight.com/a-b-hp100912.html?utm_expid=14208462-11 hand and power tools for models, tool boxes, etc.
Helidirect http://helidirect.com/ Goblin
Heliproz
https://www.heliproz.com/ Align, GAUI, Hirobo, Minature Aircraft, Blade, Heli-Max, Synergy, JR, Precision Aerobatics, Parkzone, Flyzone, Hobbico, Multiplex, Hobbyzone, Tactic
Helicopter World http://www.heli-world.com/ Helicopter Fuselages, frames multirotor, etc.

Hobby Lobby

http://www.hobby-lobby.com/

Variety of RC stuff

Hobby King

lhttp://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/US.asp?HobbyKing_USA_Hobby_Warehouse

Discount mail order/manufacturer/Hobby shop, LiPo batteries, aircraft radios, planes, helicopters, misc parts. Buy from USA warehouse to save shipping cost.

Horizon Hobby

http://www.horizonhobby.com/ Aircraft Radios, Servos, Telemetry, airplanes, helicopters, parts, JR Spektrum
Infinity Hobby http://www.infinity-hobby.com/ TRex, GAUI, Futaba, JR
KDE Direct http://www.kdedirect.com/ Upgrade Parts from most helicopter brands
Klass Kote, Missouri
Leo Steck
http://www.klasskotemo.com/ Operated by member Leo Steck, airplanes from SIG MFG, like the four-Star-54, Nova Rossi Engines, B & D Retracts, Balsa USA, and rhe Klass Kote Paint System
Maxford USA http://www.maxfordusa.com/ Nitro and Electric airplanes
Micro Fasteners http://www.microfasteners.com/ Hardware for RCs

Mikado

http://www.mikado-heli.com.hk/ Helicopters, 3G systems
New Generation Hobbies http://www.nghobbies.com/cart/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=1 FPV equipment of all types
Nitroplanes http://www.nitroplanes.com/ Foamy planes of all types

Outrage

http://outragerc.com/

Helicopters, servos, electric motors

RC Dude Hobbies http://www.rcdude.com/servlet/StoreFront Scorpion motors, multi-rotor kits, Castle, etc.
RCRUS Radio Control http://rcrus.com/ Multicopters, helicopters, autopilots, FPV

Ready-Heli

http://www.readyheli.com/

helicopters & parts

Ready Made RC http://www.readymaderc.com/store/ FPV parts

Robart

http://www.robart.com/

Retractable landing gear systems

RTL Fasteners http://www.rtlfasteners.com Srews, nuts, bolts for the RC hobby
Servo City http://www.servocity.com/ Hitec and Futaba servos, servo gearboxes, specialty servos, camera mounts, servo parts, extensions, etc.
Texas RC Planes http://www.texasrcplanes.com/index.html Giant scale airplanes

Tower Hobbies

http://www.towerhobbies.com/

Aircraft Radios, Servos

Troy Built Models
http://www.troybuiltmodels.com/ giant scale planes, drones, jets, ESM models, Try Built Models, Warbirds, Goldwing, ARF Model Manufactory, UAV, FPV
Value Hobby http://www.valuehobby.com/

R/C Airplanes /Helicopters Including the 4 star 40 knock off ARF the 60in Electric/Nitro Stylus Sport Aerobatic Trainer ARF

Wanna Fly http://www.wannafly.com/planes/rclinks.htm Links to dozens of RC sites
Wing Span Retracts http://www.wingspanretracts.com/  
Whirlybird Aviation http://www.whirlybirdaviation.com/ Autogyro kits
X-Heli http://www.xheli.com/ Exceed, Hobbywing, Sky LiPO
Zy-Hobby http://www.zyhobby.com/ Planes, helis, boats from China

 

Below is information about Hobby shops and resources in the St. Louis Metro area.

Mark Twain scahefersThe Schaefer's link is now working

 

klaaskotemo

 

AMA IMAC IMAA

LSF IRXHA SPA Antique

scale masters NMPRA Scale Warbird NAR

 

Newcomers

 

Sport aviator helifreak RC-Universe

wattflyer

runryder rcgroups

flying giantsHorizon Hobby

Easy RC

 

Local RC Clubs, Missouri and Illinois

 

Belleville RC Flyers http://bellevillercflyers.com/main.html Belleville Illinois
Branson Tri-Lakes RC Club http://www.bransonrc.org/ Branson Missouri
Boliver Sport Flyers http://bolivarsportflyers.com/ Boliver Missouri
Jefferson City Missouri Radio Control Club http://www.jcrc.com/ Jefferson City Missouri
Kansas City Radio Control Association http://www.kcradiocontrol.com/ Kansas City Missouri
Lake Ozark Radio Control Society (LORCS)
http://lorcs.com/
Eldon Missouri
Mid-Missouri Radio Control Association (MMRCA) - "Flying Tigers" http://www.mmrca.org/ Columbia Missouri
Mississippi Valley Soaring Association http://www.mvsaclub.com/mvsa/Welcome.html Saint Louis Missouri
Northern Knights RC Club http://www.northernknights.com/ Kansas City Missouri
Ozark Mountain Barnstormers RC Airplane Club http://ozarkmountainbarnstormers.com/index.html Springfield Missouri
Phanton Flyers RC Club http://www.phantomflyersrc.com/ Saint Charles Missouri
Radio Control Sport Flyers http://s.web.umkc.edu/steint/rcsf/ Kansas City Missouri
RC Air Command Flying Club http://rcflyer01.angelfire.com/index.html Taylor Missouri
River City Flyers RC Club http://www.rivercityflyers.proboards.com/ Saint Louis Missouri
Saint Charles Saints RC Club http://www.saintsrc.com/ Saint Charles Missouri
Saint Louis Radio Control Flying Association http://slrcfa.com/ Eureka Missouri
Saint Louis Whirlybirds Helicopter Club http://www.stlouiswhirlybirds.com/ Saint Louis Missouri
Sedalia RC Flyers Club http://sedaliarcflyers.150m.com/ Sedalia Missouri
Signal Chasers RC Club http://www.signalchasers.50megs.com/ Pacific Missouri
Slater RC Field of Dreams mailto:mogobbler@yahoo.com (no Website) Salter Missouri
Spirts of Saint Louis RC Flying Club http://spiritsofstl.com/ Saint Charles Missouri
Sun Chasers Model Airplane Club http://www.sunchasersrc.org/index.html North Kansas City Missouri
Wright Flyers Model Airplane Club http://www.wrightflyersrc.com/ Wright City Missouri
     

Non-Local Clubs

   
NACOGDOCHES AERO MODELERS CLUB http://nacaeromodelers.com/ Nacogdoches, TX
     

Other RC Organizations in the Area

   
Greater Saint Louis Model Association (GSLMA) Greater Saint Louis Model Association (GSLMA)  

 

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