BBB Accredited Business Profile



(217) 398-3630


46 years in business
1608 Interstate Dr
Champaign, IL 61822-1067
Fax Numbers
  • (217) 398-0008
  • (217) 356-6608
  • (217) 398-7731
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (217) 398-6300
  • (217) 398-8970
BBB File Opened: 01/01/1985
Business Started: 10/01/1971
Business Started Locally: 10/01/1971
Business Incorporated: 06/20/1984 in IL
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mrs. Rita Kincheloe, Administrator
  • Mr. Tom Adamack
  • Mr. Wayne Hemming, CEO
  • Mr. Tom McNulty, Vice President/Senior Finance
  • Ms. Pat Warnick, Retail Sales & Service Manager
  • Mr. Eddie Wells, Product Support Mgr

Business Category
  • Retail Hobby Supplies
  • Craft Classes
  • Wholesale Hobby Supplies

Additional Information
  • Fax Numbers:
    Hobbico: (217) 398-0008
    Tower Hobbies: (217) 356-6608
    Omni Models: (217) 398-7731
  • Fax Numbers:
    Hobbico: (217) 398-0008
    Tower Hobbies: (217) 356-6608
    Omni Models: (217) 398-7731
  • Hobbico is affiliated with Great Planes Model Distributers. BBB report at this link, Great Planes Model Distributors is a subsidiary of Hobbico. BBB Report on Hobbico at this link,

Products & Services
This company offers retail, wholesale, and direct marketing of Model airplanes, equipment and suppiles. This company offers wholesale distribution of model and RC air plane products
Alternate Business Names
  • Tower Hobbies
  • Hobby Services
  • Duratrax
  • Omni Models
  • Revell-Monogram
  • Estes-Cox
  • Great Planes Model Distributors
  • Axial
  • Aquacraft

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