10 Great Gift Ideas for 2016

1. E-Flite Convergence


Is it an airplane or a multi-rotor drone? You can fly the E-Flite Convergence any way you like. It combines the speed of a delta wing airplane with the vertical takeoff and landing of a drone, making the Convergence really the best of both worlds. It's something different in a world of same old, same old. Give a revolutionary gift to the R/C flight addict in your life - or maybe just get one for yourself!

2. AFX Muscle Car Shootout


Relive your childhood with the Muscle Car Shootout set from AFX! Share the memories of slot car racing with your kids, nieces, or nephews! This set offers 23' of track, two MEGA G+ muscle cars, and everything else you need to set up the track and race around the room. A digital lap counter is also included! Extra track is available, so you can extend the racing fun! Race into Christmas with AFX this year.

3. RealFlight-X


Learning how to fly R/C aircraft can be a difficult road to travel, and there's no better tool to learn with than an R/C flight simulator. RealFlight X is the newest release from the longest-running R/C flight sim out there, and with a new physics and graphics engine, it really packs a punch this time. While you definitely need a workhorse of a computer to run it, RealFlight X is still one of the best ways to learn R/C flight, period.

4. Revell Junior Kits

$19.99 - $29.99

Revell's junior kits are the perfect way to get youngsters into plastic modelling! Each junior kit is easy to assemble, with no glue or painting required. The majority of the kit is actually put together with large, plastic screws and is easy enough that even the youngest budding builders can tackle it with help from an adult. The kits for designed for ages five and up, and best of all, they can be played with when complete!

5. Traxxas E-Revo Brushless


Speed. Performance. Style. All these words can apply to the E-Revo. With a slick linkage-based suspension, it has the most wheel travel of any vehicle in its class, and with the proper batteries, can reach speeds of over 60 MPH. This is isn't your grandfather's R/C monster truck - the Traxxas E-Revo Brushless is a truck for the new age, and a perfect gift for any R/C enthusiast.

6. Athern Iron Horse Train Set

$169.99 - $179.99

The Athern Iron Horse trains sets combine the workmanship and detail of Athern trains with the easy-to-use track system by Bachmann. These sets are a great overall value for any budding train layout, coming with the nickel-silver track that resists tarnishing, while most other sets are just steel track. Add in the quality that Athern has been known for, and you have a train set that will appeal to any train fanatic.

7. RISE Vusion FPV


FPV racing is gaining in popularity, and people around the world are joining in. With the RISE Vusion 250 FPV, you can too! This is a great way to get into FPV flight. It comes with everything you need to get started, and at a price that won't break the bank. It flies well, has a unique, modular design that makes repairs easy, and can scratch that FPV itch for anyone needs the speed!

8. ECX KickFlip / BeatBox


Cool looking? Yup. Durable. You bet. Inexpensive? Uh-huh! The ECX KickFlip and BeatBox are great choices to finish up your holiday shopping. They are fun for any age, and everything you need comes in the box - batteries included! We have fun running these up and down the aisles here at the store, so you can be sure your loved ones will have a blast with one at home!

9. Blade 120 S Helicopter


Drones might be all the rage right now, but there will always be room in the hobby world for a solid R/C helicopter. The Blade 120S is exactly that - a solid, beginner-friendly helicopter that eases a pilot into the world of R/C flight. With SAFE technology built in, and automatic-leveling gyros, the Blade 120S is a perfect way for someone to enjoy flying, indoors or outside.

10. Dromida Twin Explorer


Looking for an inexpensive gift to finish off your holiday shopping? Try the Dromida Twin Explorer! It's an easy-to-fly airplane you can fly practically anywhere. Its simplified control setup makes it easy to grasp and a great gift for anyone on your list. Great for the backyard, the local park, or any other open area, the Twin Explorer is a simple choice for the holidays!