Control-line model aviation product suppliers

This list contains the contact information for suppliers of products useful to control-line model airplane builders and fliers. The list is undoubtedly not complete, so please email the editor if you can suggest other suppliers that should be listed.  Also, let us know of any broken links, suppliers who have gone out of business, or other problems with the list.

  • AA Models — Engines, airplanes, parts and accessories with a focus on F2D Combat. Download 2021 catalog or email for information.
  • Aero Fred — Republisher of airplane plans from U.S., UK and German magazines, based in Portugal.
  • Aero Ply Research — Floyd Carter's products for spark ignition systems
  • Aero Products, a supplier of CL kits, engines and supplies, specializing in precision aerobatics
  • Aircraft Spruce, a supplier of many aircraft covering supplies, including Randolph dope, and other aviation products.
  • A Main Hobbies — General hobby supplies including hardware and fuel.
  • American Junior Classics — Historic Jim Walker CL products. The site is no longer selling products due to the death of owner Frank Macy, but it remains an interesting historical reference.
  • APC Propellers — All kinds of props for electric and glow
  • Balsa USA — Supplier of balsa and other woods
  • Barry Baxter's Control-Line Plans service, now operated by Bob Mears
  • Bishchoff 's Racing Parts and Accessories —Wide variety of racing goodies. See their add in NCLRA's Torque Roll newsletter in FL Racing section.
  • Bill's Hobby Shop — Control-line supplies only, 800 different items, phone (210) 337-8368
  • BMJR Models — Kits and accessories
  • Brodak Manufacturing Co., a maker and distributor of control-line kits and supplies
  • BSI Industries — Bob Smith cyanoacrylate glues and expoxies
  • Bud Nosen Models — Supplier of high-quality balsa wood and other modeling products.
  • Buran's Antiques and Collectibles — Also a CL hobby shop
  • Igor Burger — Stunt props, electric motor timers, accelerometers, etc.
  • Callie Graphics — Graphics for models
  • Carlson Engine Imports — A supplier of many engines, diesel fuel and other modeling products
  • Castle Creations — ESCs and other electric modeling components
  • Central Hobbies — A Montana hobby shop with general model airplane supplies.
  • CFC Graphics — Model airplane graphics
  • The Corehouse — Foam wings and kits by Phil Cartier
  • County Line Hobbies — An Indiana hobby shop that carries control-line products and will ship.
  • Cox International — Cox engines and parts
  • The Craftsman — Stunt and Racing engine tuning and custom kit building by Jed Kusik
  • CST Composites — Fiberglass, carbon fiber, etc.
  • Dharma Trading Co. — Silk
  • Tom Dixon — Kits, ARF and ARC planes and engines
  • Discovery Aeromodels — Yuri and Andrey Yatsenko, supplier of control-line airplanes, engines and accessories
  • Doctor Diesel — Eric Clutton's engines and diesel conversions
  • Dubro — General model airplane hardware, wheels, tools, etc.
  • Eichenberger Products — Carbon fiber and composite epoxy/glass props for Speed and Racing
  • Eliminator Props — Propellors
  • Enya Model Engines — Offers a wide array of control-line engines, glow plugs and more.
  • Eugene Toy & Hobby, Eugene, Ore. — the Northwest's best CL hobby shop .
  • Eureka Aircraft Co. — Custom foam cutting.
  • EX Model Engines — Supplier of Cox and Fox engines and parts and other modeling supplies.
  • EZ Built Models — Building and covering supplies, tools, etc.
  • FAI Model Supply — Covering materials, including silk and Polyspan, and free-flight products.
  • Fibre Glast — Supplier of carbon fiber adhesives and other products with model airplane applications.
  • Fly 2 Build — Covering materials, including Polyspan
  • Fourmost Products — Supplier of many general modeling accessories.
  • Fox Manufacturing Co., — Maker of CL engines, glow plugs and other supplies
  • Fuel shutoffs for Racing — Dale Long supplies Racing shutoffs
  • Goodwinds — Carbon fiber, fiberglass and other composites.
  • Goodyear Plans — Doug Mayer supplies plans for Racing planes
  • Graves RC Hobbies — A Florida hobby shop with general model airplane supplies and hardware.
  • Heli Direct — General RC model supplies including fuel filters, glow plugs, etc.
  • Hip Pocket Aeronautics — Control-line plans.
  • Hobbins Hobbies — U.K. maker of vintage Combat airplane kits and other CL supplies.
  • Hobby Club — Supplier of Fora, Profi and other engines, carbon fiber and glass propellers, Nelson plugs, etc.
  • Horizon Hobby — General model airplane supplies.
  • Jenuine Motor Productions — Jim Price is a Cox engine specialist and model aircraft buy/sell/trade >>
  • Jet Hangar Hobbies — Composite materials and Scale accessories
  • ICBIMProducts — Maker of model airplane engine gaskets.
  • Kamtechnik — Supplier of after-market parts for a variety of engine brands.
  • K&S Metals — Metal sheets, tubes, wires, etc.
  • Klass Kote — Epoxy paints
  • Pat's Plans — Pat Johnston offers a wide range of control-line airplane plans.
  • Lee Machine Shop — Tools and accessories
  • Lettering.com — Make your own vinyl lettering for AMA numbers and other airplane decorations
  • Lone Star Models — CL supplies and balsa
  • Master Airscrew — Propellers
  • MBS Model Supply — Melvin Schuette offers bulk lines, hardware and accessories
  • McMaster-Carr — Supplier of a wide range of industrial supplies large and small, many of which are useful for model airplane construction
  • Michael Willcox — FAI Combat supplies
  • Microfasteners — Hardware
  • Micro-Mark Tools — Supplier of all kinds of small tools
  • Mike Goes Flying — Supplier of engines, parts, glow plugs and other modeling accessories
  • MNT International — Kaz Minato, supplier of engines, mufflers, spinners, props, parts
  • New listing! The Model Airplane Store — Kelley Crozier offers CL new and refurbished engines and maintenance, supplies and RC-to-CL/FF conversions.
  • ModelWings — UK CL ARFs
  • Morgan Fuel — Cool Power, Omega, Sidewinder glow fuel brands
  • MPI — Electric flight components
  • National Balsa — Supplier of balsa, basswood and light plywood
  • John Newton Speed Products — Fiberglass shells and aluminum wings for Speed planes, props, etc. 909-720-1940
  • Okie Air Model Products — Supplier of control systems, lines and other hardware products, formerly supplied by Tom Morris
  • OPS Engines America — Bill Hughes supplies engines and parts
  • Outer Zone — British supplier of plans for a wide range of free downloadable control-line airplane plans; donations accepted.
  • Park Flyer Plastics — Canopies, pilots and scale accerssories.
  • Partner Productions — Chris Sackett's current and vintage Speed plane plans.
  • Pat King — A maker of laser-cut model airplane kits, including several CL designs
  • Planet Hobby — NovaRossi engines
  • Powermaster Hobby Products — Fuel manufacturer
  • Prokopov — Online CL Combat store, with lots of useful parts and accessories
  • RGGraphix — Vinyl lettering
  • Racing supplies from Darrel Albert — The former Kustom Kraftsmanship line
  • Ritch's Brew — A supplier of model airplane fuel
  • Robart — Hinges, wheels and other hardware
  • Ro-Jett Engines — Stunt engines and accessories
  • RSM Distribution, a supplier of control-line model aviation products
  • Russian-made competition engines. These websites are mostly in Russian language:
    Profi engines
    Fora engines
  • S&W Fuels — Model airplane fuel
  • Elliott Scott — Balsa wood
  • Sharp RC — Arming systems and other accessories for electric flight
  • Silver Foxx Motors — Lew Woolard's competition engine tuning
  • Sig Manufacturing Co., a maker and distributor of all kinds of model aviation kits and supplies
  • Smith Brothers — Control handles
  • Soller Composites — Many composite products such as carbon fiber, kevlar and fiberglass.
  • Sonic Tronics — Igniter batteries and glow plugs
  • Streamer Shuttle — Combat airplane kits and accessories
  • Stunt Hangar Hobby — This is where you can find Tom Morris control and hardware products, wood and other supplies
  • Sullivan Products — General model airplane supplies, including control lines and handles.
  • Tank's Hangar, supplying Al Rabe stunt short kits and other aeromodeling projects
  • TCA Racing Accessories — High-tech Italian glowplugs.
  • Thai Silks — Silk.
  • Thunder Power — Batteries fors electric airplanes
  • Tower Hobbies has some control-line supplies and general modeling supplies
  • Ultra Hobbies — A supplier of CL stunt plans and accessories
  • Windy Urtnowski — Stunt building videos and products
  • TYME — Scott Riese supplies venturis, mufflers and other hardware
  •  Vintage Performance — Makes vintage CL model kits of all kind; also supplies Cox engines and accessories.
  • Mark Warwashana — Don's racing wheels, fast-fills, etc.
  • Zoro Tools — Supplier of a wide range of tools and supplies of all kinds
  • ZZ Prop – Fiberglass and carbon fiber propellers for CL competition custom made by Mike Hazel
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