HOBBICO is the largest retail and wholesale distributor of radio-control hobby products in the world and one of the most progressive companies in the Champaign/Urbana area.
Hobbico consists of 4 basic divisions: Tower Hobbies, Great Planes Model Distributors, Hobbico Product, and Hobbico Administration.
Hobbico, Inc. (Hobby Corporation of America) is located in Champaign, Illinois and is the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of hobby products including radio control airplanes, boats, cars and helicopters. Other products include plastic model kits, model rockets, model trains, slot cars, crafts, jigsaw puzzles and games. Its retail division, Tower Hobbies is the largest mail-order and internet retailer of hobby products in the world. The company has approximately 850 employees.
The company distributes about 300 brands of hobby products including several dozen proprietary product brands. Proprietary brands include: Revell, Monogram, Top Flite, Great Planes, AquaCraft Models, Heli-Max, SuperTigre, O'Donnell, DuraTrax, RealFlight, MonoKote, Carl Goldberg Products, ElectriFly, Coverite, Dynaflite, Fuji-Imvac, FlyZone, Team Checkpoint, MuchMore Racing, VS Tank, Kontronik, Duraplane, U.S. AirCore and others. It is the exclusive distributor for Futaba radio control products in North and South America, for O.S. Engines in North America and for FlightPower products in North America.
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