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Old 04-04-2018, 02:30 PM
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Anyone know what happens to Top Flite?
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Old 04-04-2018, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by SWORDSN View Post
Anyone know what happens to Top Flite?
I emailed Tower just after the bankruptcy and was told all brands would be business as normal. I specifically had asked about Top Flite because I plan to buy a giant P-47 but need to move some other planes first.

Hobbico was acquired by Horizon recently, I got an email from them yesterday.
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AND TF is going to release a NEW ARF Warbird!!!! Hellcat no less, set to preview this weekend at Toledo
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As of this Friday, April 6th, when the sale is final, Horizon will own Top Flite and all RC related Hobbico product lines.
It remains to be seen if Horizon will continue the name Top Flite or merge those into the Hangar 9 nameplate. Details aren't being released, but Horizon is expected to make a statement after the sale is complete.
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Old 04-05-2018, 03:36 AM
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One company selling most of the major brands.......not great!
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Originally Posted by SWORDSN View Post
One company selling most of the major brands.......not great!
Nobody else bid so......what can ya do?
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Old 04-05-2018, 06:27 AM
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Better than no company selling the Major brands.
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Old 04-06-2018, 12:54 PM
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Got this notice in the mail:

Dear Valued Customer:

As you may be aware, OmniModels' parent company, Hobbico, declared bankruptcy in January 2018 and has initiated a sale process.

We are excited to share with you that the RC brands and OmniModels website that you have come to rely on over the years will continue. The Bankruptcy Court has approved the sale of Hobbico's RC business to Horizon Hobby, LLC. Horizon Hobby has been in business since 1985 and serves customers in the United States and around the World. Horizon Hobby also maintains a strong online presence and warmly welcomes Hobbico customers to its growing family. With this acquisition, Horizon Hobby looks to build upon Hobbico's great reputation for providing quality RC products to customers across the country. More information about Horizon Hobby can be found at https://www.HorizonHobby.com.
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Old 04-07-2018, 05:36 AM
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Originally Posted by BobH View Post
Better than no company selling the Major brands.
So true
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Let's hope top flight continues

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Old 04-12-2018, 12:26 AM
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Now for real management .
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