HobbyKing

HobbyKing is a Hong Kong based sales site that mainly distributes products dedicated to model airplanes and remote controlled (RC) models.[1][2][3][4]

HobbyKing
TypePrivate
IndustryModel aircraft, naval Models
FoundedApril 1, 2001
FounderKaren Wu and Anthony Hand
HeadquartersKwun Tong, Hong Kong
ProductsBixler 1.1, KK 2.0, Turnigy Nano-Tech, Moteurs SK3
Websitehobbyking.com

HistoryEdit

The company was founded in 2001 in Hong Kong by Karen Wu and Anthony Hand. The company targets the market with low-cost equipment for the models it sells.[5][6]

HobbyKing, today, contributes to activities of the major players in the world of modeling part from young beginners.[7][8][9][10][11][12]

The company opened gradually to local markets through the opening of regional warehouses, today it consists of seven warehouses in Hong Kong, Australia, USA, Netherlands, United Kingdom and China.[13][14][15][16]

On Jun 5, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission proposed a $2.8 million fine for marketing devices that utilized unauthorized radio spectrum.[17]

On July 23, 2020, The FCC issued a forfeiture order to HobbyKing legally requiring them to pay the $2.8 million dollar fine. [18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Murphy, Mike. "The right drones for everyone this holiday season". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Hobby King - Model Airplane News". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Vaughan-Nichols, Steven J. "Dronecode: Linux is taking to the air - ZDNet". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Global Consumer Drones Report 2016: Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Aerial Imaging, Recreation and Aerial Games - Market Analysis and Forecasts 2015-2021 - Research and Markets - Business Wire". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Hobby King «  Big Squid RC – News, Reviews, Videos, and More!". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "100 Stuart Warne from Hobbyking". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Hobbyking.com Traffic, Demographics and Competitors - Alexa". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "HobbyKing Uncovered - The Drones Mag". 25 March 2014. Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "About Us". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "hobbyking - Google Search". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ By. "Droning On: Choosing a Flight Controller". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Flying duck decoy". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Selling in the digital era". 20 May 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ Olanoff, Drew. "Watch This Guy Fly In A 54-Propeller Super Drone". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "Columbia University AIAA". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ "Complete Guide to Building Your First RC Foamboard Plane". Retrieved 2 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "FCC Notice of Enforcement". Retrieved 7 July 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  18. ^ "FCC Forfeiture Order" (PDF). Retrieved 24 July 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External linksEdit

Hobbyking.com/aboutus