Western R/C Flyers Inc.



www.modelaircraft.org AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics) official website
Metro Area R/C Flying Great site with all area clubs and events
Aero Modelers Bellevue Club
Cobras R/C Club Council Bluffs Area Club
Hastings Skylarks Hastings Nebraska Club
Omahawks Omaha Area Club
Performance Flyers La Vista Area Club
Sky Knights Lincoln Area Club
South 40 Council Bluffs Area Club
SWIFT Omaha Area Soaring / Glider Club
Twin Cities Council Bluffs Club
Western R/C Flyers Omaha Area Club - Simply the best

R/C Aircraft Kits & ARFS

  • AirBourne Models  Balsa/wood construction models covered with repairable, hand ironed-on covering films.
  • Airfoil Aviation, Inc.  Radio controlled gas powered parachutes.
  • American Pioneer Hobbies  Distributor of Black Horse®, ARF model airplanes and parts for the United States, Canada, and South America.
  • Email ARF Planes Manufacturer, Ltd  The manufacturer of ARF planes in the People's Republic of China also accepts orders for custom-made ARF planes made according to customer design and specifications without any limitation on quantity.
  • BVM Jets  Design, development, and manufacture of radio controlled jet model airplanes, both ducted fan and turbine power.
  • Central Hobbies  Pattern RC planes and equipment.
  • Century Helicopter Products  Helicopter scale bodies.
  • Dreambuilt Designs  This company provides plans eBooks for the do-it-yourself'er, ranging from woodworking, metalworking, and electronics, to leatherworking, sewing, arts and crafts.  Included is a quarter-scaled hot air balloon standing 20 feet tall and about 16 feet in diameter.  Made of ripstop nylon, it has an aluminum gondola and a radio-controlled propane burner.
  • Dymond Modelsports Ltd.  Electric airplanes, helicopters, and accessories.
  • Easy Built Models  Radio Control kits, supplies, tips.
  • EDFmodel.com Australia  Electric ducted fan model airliners.  These look very cool.
  • Eurokit North America  Radio controlled airplanes as well as mechanical and air retractable landing gear.
  • Experimental Aircraft Models, LLC  A company that specializes in radio control (RC) scale flying models and RC simulations of some of the popular full scale experimental aircraft.
  • Flyingadgets.com  A UK supplier of a range of remote control flying toys: RC planes, helicopters, and flight simulation products.
  • FunAero R/C  Super Jake 1/2A trainer.
  • Giant Scale Planes  ARF R/C airplanes, giant scale ARC airplanes and accessories.
  • Great Planes  Aircraft kits, motors, parts and service.
  • Herr Engineering Corp.  Computer designed laser cut kits.
  • Hobbico NexSTAR  The NexSTAR Select line of R/C trainers.
  • Hobby Lobby  RC model airplanes, boats, sailplanes, and helicopters.
  • Kangke Industrial USA, Inc.  ARF airplanes.
  • Kyosho  Radio controlled models.
  • Lanier RC, Inc.  Manufacturer of over 70 different R/C airplanes.
  • Megatech  Merlin ultralight kit or pre-built, and the Wright Flyer R/C airplane.
  • Microflight  Planetraco Microflight A full line of miniature electric ARF's & accessories online catalog & more
  • Midwest Products Co., Inc.  Aerobatic kits.
  • Model Aero  Innovative, high performance, flat foam and carbon fiber aircraft and accessories for the Radio Control enthusiast.  See their Videos page for some footage of the AeroCat in flight.
  • Modelair-Tech  R/C model aircraft products and engineering devoted exclusively to electric powered flight.
  • Model Rectifier Corporation  MRC provides Hirobo and OK airplanes and helicopters, and Enya engines.
  • Nitro Model RC Planes, Inc.  An importer, distributor, and OEM of high-quality and precision crafted, R/C flying models.  The models range from simple 2-channel airplanes to 3-channel models and up to very complicated scale nitro gas RC planes and electric helicopters.  Most of the airplanes are highly prefabricated.  All are made to precision craftsmanship standards.
  • Northeast Aerodynamics Inc.  Manufacturer of high-quality, laser-cut and machine-cut kits and ARFs for modelers.  Custom kit manufacturing and laser cutting available.
  • Northeast Sailplane Products  RC sailplanes, electrics, and accessories.
  • Page Aviation  Manufacturer of R/C airplane kits.
  • PlaneHobbies  Manufacturer of a large selection of airplane models, from small hand launched gliders to large radio controlled aerorobatic models.  Models are built mainly with balsa wood frames and Oracover as the covering material.
  • RC Airplanes www.xenonproject.com Online Hobby Retailer of RC products with an emphasis on customer service
  • RC Discounts  A wide selection of RC planes and helicopters at discount prices.  Brands include: Ikarus, Megatech, Hobbico, Great Planes, Multiplex USA, Precision Heli, Shark Jaw and more. Dragonfly Innovations aircraft: the Draganflyer IV and Predator.
  • RC-Warbirds  Specializing in RC scale planes, EDF Jets, and accessories.  Their portfolio includes ARF planes and kits from RBCKits, Het-RC, CMPro, VQ, X-Treme Composite, X-Tech, Hitec, Wemotec, and many more.  Based in Singapore.
  • RT Models  Featuring a range of civil and military airplane kits.  Specializing in Canadian based aircraft.
  • Team Tracon  A personal RC electric plane website.  GWS Planes, Beaver, Formosa, Mustang, E-Starter.  RC float planes, tips, tricks and mods.
  • Walkera South Africa  Importers and main distributors of Walkera Radio Control helicopters and gliders in South Africa.
  • The World Models Manufacturing Co. LTD.  Almost-ready-to-fly model airplanes.

R/C Aircraft Hobby Shops and Suppliers

  • 2Dogrc's RC Warehouse  Electric foam RC airplanes and other items.
  • 3DX Hobbies.com  Selling R/C airplanes and helicopters, accessories, chargers, motors, building supplies, radios and servos.
  • Aircraft International, Inc.  Aircraft kits, 3W motors, aircraft exchange.
  • ATS RC Planes  They carry Super Kraft RC airplanes, Tiger Shark and SK 2 Cycle Glow Engines, plus lots of RC accessories.
  • BigDogHobbies.com We're a discount hobby shop offering a wide variety of RC Planes, RC helicopters, RC cars, RC trucks, diecast toys, model trains, scale models and more. Low prices, very fast shipping, and awesome customer support for the hobby enthusiast. 
  • Carbonology.com  Buy carbon fibre and composite products including flat sheet, tube sections, solid rods, dry carbon, and glass fibre fabric, high performance resin and all ancillaries.
  • Cedar Hobbies  Ready-to-fly, radio controlled, electric powered, hand launch airplanes.
  • Chief Aircraft  Planes, radios, engines.
  • ChrisStore.com  An online shop for RC helicopters: Walkera, dragonfly, and electric helicopters.  Retailer and wholesaler for RC toys, including RC cars, trucks, boat, spare parts, and gifts delivered anywhere in the world..
  • funflysupply.com  A site offering model aeroplane building supplies.
  • Fuzhou Hong's Bearing Ltd.  A precision miniature ball bearing manufacturer for the R/C hobby.
  • Gadgets Arcade  An online selection of RC airplanes, RC jets, RC helicopters, cool gadgets, and more.
  • Grayson Hobby  A large selection brushless motors, speed controllers, lithium batteries, and many more RC accessories.
  • Helicopter Spare Parts Radio Control Helicopters - Helicopter Spare Parts, Upgrades & more all in the UK - Radio Control Helicopters from AliciaJay.com
  • HeliHobby.com  A good source for remote control helicopters, accessories, and upgrades.  Complete line of nitro, electric, and micro RC helis, as well as unique CNC upgrades.
  • HeliProz, Inc.  News, reviews, reports, specials.
  • Hobby Hobby Inc.  Canadian specialists in radio controlled airplanes, cars, boats, and helicopters.
  • Hobby Horse  An R/C mail order specialist hobby store located in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
  • HobbyPit.com  Online Hobby Store, Car, Boat, Airplane Engines and more! Check us out.
  • Hog Heaven Hobbies  A full-line hobby shop specializing in radio control model aircraft and supplies.  Stop in if you are in the Sturbridge, Massachusetts area.
  • Horizon Hobby  Brands include names such as JR radio systems, Saito 4-stroke model engines, MDS 2-stroke model engines, Dynamite R/C car accessories, ProTrax ready-to-run R/C trucks, Pro Boat R/C boat kits, and Hangar 9 almost-ready-to-fly R/C airplanes.
  • Kessock Models  Large stocks of radio control products, including helicopters, planes, cars, and much more.  Authorised dealers for HPI, Traxxas, Thunder Tiger, and others.  Spares available straight from stock.  Mail order service available via secure server.
  • MaiTian Brushless Motor  A large professional electro-motor manufacturer in China, offering a selection of brushless motors for RC models.
  • Maxx Products International, Inc.  Name brand RC hobby products, parts, and accessories: Mpi, Promax, Hitec, Futaba, etc.
  • Micro Fasteners Inc  Hobbyist source for small fasteners.  Sizes from 00-90 to 1/4" and M1.4 to M6.  "All head styles and drives available."  Stainless steel, brass, alloy steel, and steel with zinc plate available.
  • Mini R/C Hobbies  An online retailer offering a wide variety of popular RC airplanes, helicopters, cars, trucks, boats, accessories and plastic models.  International shipments.
  • Omni Models  Full line of R/C products.
  • Pacamor Kubar Bearings www.pacamor.com A source for Miniature ball bearings
  • Parkflyers.com www.parkflyers.com, Great online hobby supplier featuring Electrics and Park fliers!
  • Phil's Hobby Shop  R/C airplanes, engines, radio equipment, props, accessories, helicopters.
  • PlanetHobby.com  Model kits, propellers, engines, electrics, accessories, glow plugs, glue, hardware, speed parts, tools, wheels.
  • Plastic Kits - Plastic Model Kits UK - Plastic Aircraft Model, Plastic Vehicle Model, Plastic Model Ships UK based Just Kits & Models provides plastic kits and plastic model kits which mainly include plastic aircraft model, plastic vehicle models, plastic ship models, military vehicles model, military figures, maritime vessels and dioramas. Good stock of aircraft kits, ship kits, boat kits and road vechicle kits like car model kits, lorries model kits, motorbikes model kits. 
    Polk's Hobbies  Tracker fully synthesized radio R/C systems and accessories.  In-house engineers design most of their products, which they have produced for them by other companies.
  • Precision Aerobatics  Generous variety of quality R/C products: giant scales, small park flyers, indoors, glider, helis, funfly, 3D and trainers.  Also, the new generation of ARF planes: high quality with minimum assembling time.  Full line of unique accessories.  Located in Sydney, Australia, but shipping worldwide.
  • Punctilio Model Spot Ltd.  An R/C model aircraft shop..
  • R C Aircrafts  A large selection of remote control planes, RC helicopters, and RC blimps.
  • RC Battery Packs  MaxAmps.com is the industry leader for high-quality RC battery packs featuring both LiPo and NiMh RC batteries for air, water and surface products.
  • R/C Hobbies  Shop for radio control model airplanes, ARF's or kits, model engines, gas engines, balsa, and accesories.
  • RC Hobby Radio Controlled Model Aircraft  ARTF, ready to fly aircraft, and helicopters, as well as other models from a respected UK model company.
  • RCstore.com  Shop online for books, plans, magazines, tee shirts, plane, decal sheets.  A division of Airage Publishing.
  • RCTO Hobby.com, Radio Control Toys On Line!
  • Rctoyhouse  A shop for hobby toys: RC helicopters, nitro gas cars and trucks, Walkera helicopter, Esky, Smartech, Cen Racing.
  • Remote-Control-RC-Hobby.com  A Canadian source for radio control how-to articles, links to free products, helpful info, RC product reviews, and personal recommendations.
  • Richmond RC Supply Ltd.  A world wide supplier of R/C products including adhesives, RC model aircraft, ARF model aircraft, radio control equipment, model boats, model engines, batteries and related accessories.
  • Robart Mfg., Inc.  Manufacturer of R/C products: retracts, struts, air systems, control systems, wheels, tools, fuel systems, and a 7 cylinder radial engine.
  • Scale Aircrew Supplies  Detailed 12" scale pilots with radio controlled heads linked to the aileron or rudder channel.  See them look out of the cockpit as they fly by or taxi along the runway!  Ideal for 1/5th - 1/6th radio controlled model airplanes.
  • Scale Rib Stitch  Rib stitch your project with Scale Rib Stitch self adhesive tape for fabric covered model RC aircraft.
  • SlickZERO  RC Hobby Products: Blue Bird servos, receivers, wire, etc. at discount prices.
  • Tower Hobbies  The big one.
  • United Hobbies  An online store for model aircrafts of all kinds.  R/C items, especially electric aircraft parts, at low prices.
  • WarbirdColors  A line of one-part, water-based, fuel-proof, acrylic polyurethane paints, formulated specifically for the RC hobbyist, featuring authentic WWII colors for scale warbirds..

R/C Aircraft Engines

  • AMT Netherlands  Designs and manufactures small gas turbines for propulsion of radio-controlled flying aircraft, experimental aircraft development, and in the military target and surveillance drone field.
  • Cactus Aviation  A distributor for 3W Motors of Germany, and is an authorized dealer for the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America.
  • Desert Aircraft  Engines and muffler sets.
  • Evolution Engines  The exclusive brand of Horizon Hobby, Inc.
  • Fox Manufacturing Company  A U.S. manufacturer of model airplane engines, glow plugs, and accessories.
  • Jet Hangar Hobbies, Inc.  A manufacturer of radio controlled ducted fan and turbine powered jet kits and accessories.
  • Model Engine Company of America  Manufacturer of K&B, HP, HB, FUJI, RJL and MECOA, as well as other engines.  Site has a model showroom, technical FAQ, accessories, parts department, swapshop and technical forum, trade-in, owner's guides.
  • Norvel  Engines made in Russia with an all-aluminum cylinder/piston technology.
  • O.S. Engines 

R/C Micro-Turbine Engines

  • Aviation Microjet Technology  AMT USA designs and manufactures small gas turbines for the propulsion of radio controlled flying aircraft for hobby, research, education projects at universities, and military applications.  They work with Accurate Automation Corporation, a firm specializing in advanced Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Guided Missiles.
  • BVM Jets  Design, development and manufacture of radio controlled jet model airplanes.
  • JetCat USA  Model turbine and helicopter power plants.
  • SWB Turbines  A micro-turbine manufacturer for model aircraft, research and development, prototyping, testing.
  • TurboJet Technologies  Micro jet turbine engines.  Located in Perth, Western Australia.

R/C Fuel and Fueling systems

R/C Batteries

Indoor Radio Controlled Aircraft

R/C Radios and Control Devices

  • Castle Creations  A small manufacturer of ultra lightweight and inexpensive speed controls for electric RC models.  Helicopter and marine applications.
  • Cermark  Receiver, transmitter, and power packs, as well as single cells, connectors, aluminum spinners, servos.
  • Eagle Tree Systems  Manufacturer of data logging and wireless telemetry for the RC model enthusiast, serious RC competitor, UAV designer, or professional platform operator.  USB data recorders capture airspeed, altitude, RPM, temperature, servo channel movements, receiver voltage.  Google Earth real time and recorded GPS support.  International shipping.
  • Futaba  Radio systems, accessories, servos, batteries and chargers.
  • Hitec RCD, Inc.  Aero, sailplane, and heli programs.
  • Multiplex USA  PROFI mc 4000 radio.

R/C Simulators

Radio Control (R/C) Sites

  • Aircraft Proving Grounds  Information on building and flying radio control aircraft for beginning and seasoned R/C model aircraft fliers and builders.
  • Anything-RC.Com From Beginner To Advanced... We've Got The Remote Control Information You Need!
  • The Airtoi Top 50 List  An RC airplane topsite list.
  • Agean Model Club  An R/C site created to share modelling information.
  • APC Propellers  Propellers for competitors, intermediate and advanced sport fliers.
  • Australian RC Model Forum  An Australian model site with daily news, forums, reviews.
  • Autopilot: DIY UAV  "Helping everyone build unmanned aerial vehicles."  This project was started as a result of an inability to learn to fly remote control helicopters.  Instead of admitting defeat, the project is to design the hardware and software necessary to have an onboard computer fly the helicopters.  Also an interesting blog.
  • Bob & Linda's R/C Aviation  The purpose of this site is to share our experiences in radio control aviation and devoted to the fun and learning of flying R/C planes.
  • Bob Smith Industries  BSI adhesives.
  • Cleveland Model & Supply Co.  Over 1100 plans available in seven scales representing over 100 aircraft manufacturers.
  • Do-It-Yourself Radio Control  Electronic projects and gadgets for radio control.
  • Electric RC Airplanes  This blog helps you learn about electric RC airplanes and how to fly them. Included are some of funny flying stories.
  • Electric RC Airplanes  A Web resource with information and products specific to electric RC airplanes.
  • Electric RC Airplanes  A nice site with informtion about electric RC airplanes.  This is a good stop for beginners.
  • Electric RC Helicopter  Discover electric RC helicopters at this site.  Here you will find articles, guides, product reviews, and a discussion forum dedicated to this enjoyable hobby.
  • Flying Sites - The R/C Aero Portal  Articles to help you get started in R/C, links, reviews, and a UK club finder.  An active forum, R/C books, photo gallery, and classified ads.  The downloads page has video clips, software, and wallpaper.  This is a great R/C portal.
  • glue-it.com  A model making site for everyone with club listings, shop and museum listings, an in-depth glossary, articles, and discussion page.
  • Hooked-on-RC-Airplanes.com Large R/C Informational Site With Lots of Information & Cool Stuff
  • International Scale Soaring Association  The ISSA is an A.M.A. chartered club for those who enjoy building and flying radio-controlled scale gliders and tow planes.
  • Loc8tor  This hand-held electronic tracking device uses RFID technology and is said to locate your missing item up to 600 feet away.  Besides using it to find your car keys, laptop, wallet, mother-in-law, etc., you could use this system to locate your radio controlled aeroplane.
  • MasterAirscrew  Scale, sport, and performance props.
  • Offroad RC  Forums for everything RC related.
  • Ourplaypen.com R/C Forum  A Malaysian forum for radio control enthusiasts - aeroplanes, helicopters, and cars.
  • PSP Manufacturing  Engine break-in stands, fuel filler dots and hi flow tees, sealed fuel cap and billet tool holders, and other products.
  • R C Aircraft Flyer  This guide helps get you started with RC airplanes, helicopters, gliders, and ready to fly with airplanes.
  • Radio Controlled Airplanes help file  This FAQ contains information of general interest to beginners.
  • R/C Airplane Plans & Tidbits  Links to free plans, 3-view drawings, misc. R/C info, and R/C related software.
  • R/C airplanes Simplified everything you wanted to know about R/C aircraft
  • RC Airplane World  A guide to getting started in RC airplanes, helicopters, cars and boats.  Site includes a comprehensive RC club directory.
  • RC DownUnder Australia  An RC modelling website with forums, weather, RC club location database, and reviews.  Covers all RC models including planes, boats, and cars.
  • RCFAQ.com  "The complete r/c model airplane FAQ."  FAQ pages, engine prop/rpm performance figures, reviews, tips and hints for kits, club pages, web tools.  Good information, but it doesn't seem to be recently updated.
  • RC Flying Network  R/C forum, photos, event calendar, links.
  • RC Gearing Electric aircraft set ups and information
  • RC Helicopter Guide  A guide to learning how to fly remote control airplanes.  Tips on buying and building RC planes, helicopters, mini RC helicopters and RC jets.
  • RC Helicopters Fever  A collection of articles, tutorials and a forum for RC helicopter enthusiast.
  • R/C Lighting  Electroluminescent and LED lighting systems.
  • RC Model Airplanes  Your guide to buying, building, and fixing electric or gas powered RC planes.  Also, links to R/C hobby shops, special deals, magazines and books, tips, newsletter, blog, and more.
  • RC Modellbau  Interesting information for RC model beginners: buying information for RC cars and planes.  For customers in Germany and Austria.
  • RC Plane Guide  RCPlaneChat (a free online magazine) is a guide to learn how to fly remote control airplanes, great tips on building R/C planes, R/C jets and helicopters, along with the best R/C plane magazines and hobby shops.  This is a great site for R/C beginners to learn how to fly and how to select their first R/C plane or helicopter.
  • RC Plane Talk  A guide to flying remote control airplanes.  This site is dedicated to promoting the hobby of RC airplanes, helicopters, and jets.
  • ScaleModel.net  An international list of scale model related web sites: R/C models, static display models, and much more.
  • Sea Commander Floats  Ready-to-paint scale fiberglass floats, structural aluminum tubing, and scale mounting brackets.
  • ShayRC  A place on the Web where R/C addicts can share their R/C photos and videos.  Manage your own R/C photo gallery using a simple user interface.  And it's free!  There is a streaming video gallery section and a forum-based system where you can contact other RC gallery owners easily.
  • Sullivan Products  Starter power pack using Sub-C NiCad batteries.
  • Tekoa  Foam fuselages and cowlings.  Feathercut Foam Cutter hot wire foam cutter for foam cutting..
  • Tower Hobbies Easy R/C  Tons of equipment and information: how to get started, what you need, choosing planes, tools and building equipment, lots more.
  • The U.S. Army Air Force Model Display Team  The largest model airforce in the United Kingdom, specializing in 1/6 scale radio controlled flying U.S. Warbirds.
  • U.S. Scalemasters Association, Inc.  A non-profit organization that seeks to develop and grow the sport of scale aircraft modeling.  It is structured around 22 regional qualifier contests and one grand championship contest usually held the 3rd week in September.
  • Where Can I Buy It? RC planes  Find radio control planes, parts, and spares from UK Suppliers.  Includes Depron, Li-Po batteries, ESCs, ARTF aircraft and kits.  This site was set up to help people who enjoy flying radio control planes, but keep crashing.  You can find spare parts from a variety of suppliers in the UK just by viewing this one website.

R/C Aircraft Blogs

  • Aeromodelismo a Full  Weblog sobre aeromodelismo, aviacin y otros aparatos voladores.  An if you don't know what that means, you'll enjoy the great photos anyway.
  • Autopilot: DIY UAV  An interesting blog.
  • Gas Rc Airplanes  This blog is a great beginners guide to gas RC airplanes.
  • Robblog - Adventures in RC aircraft  A Blog documenting a rookie's introduction to RC aircraft and all the things that go along with it.
  • RC Judge Welcome to RCJudge.com, our passion for rc toys is what lead us to create this blog on in depth reviews on all things remote control.introduction to RC aircraft and all the things that go along with it.

R/C Webrings

  • Large model r/c aircraft  Promoting building and safe flying of large r/c model aircraft. Models have been used in tv, films and at various public airshows. Working with organisations such as the F.A.I. for the safe operation of large Model R/C Aircraft.
  • Radio Controlled Skydiving  Here we will try to answer your questions about R/C Skydiving and how to get into the sport. We also have plans so you can Sew your own RamAir Parafoil Chute. It's just like flying a plane. EASY!
  • R/C crashing  The sites in this ring will promote the r/c industry. It will have various ring member sites containing information on R/C cars, radio control trucks, planes and boats. It's for all types of r/c vehicles for people of all ages. We welcome all to join!
  • RC Sailplane  The R/C Sailplane Only Webring.

Model Cars

  • Beginners Guide to Model Cars Educational toys never go out of style, regardless of the variety of video games and other electronic distractions produced over time. When it comes to developing both the creative and technical parts of a child’s mind, an option worth considering is building a scale model. There are several different types of scale models. One of the most popular involves building model cars. A simple visit to a hobby shop or car show may be all it takes to get kids interested in this particular type of activity.